Emile Heskey compared alleged target Florian Neuhaus to former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho, saying the German would suit the Reds’ style of play, as reported by HITC.
With Gini Wijnaldum set to leave the club for free this summer, the recruiting team is expected to identify a midfielder to close the gap.
“I think they’ve missed that (kind of player) since Coutinho. Someone who can get into those pockets, travel with the ball and start engaging defenders out of those spaces that they can exploit ”, said Elder Red.
“We don’t really have that right now.
“I thought Curtis Jones could be one of those, but when you’re in and out of the squad like him it’s tough – especially when you’re a young boy too!
“So someone like (Neuhaus) would suit Liverpool in the way they play. Someone who can really drive with the ball.
“If you just sit in your zones, it’s hard to separate the teams. If you can have someone with a little creativity that starts to attract players everywhere, this is what you need.
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Based on the estimations of our former Borussia star Mönchengladbach striker, it would appear that the 24-year-old is a much more creative force than our robust Dutchman.
Given how forward-thinking the No.5 was before his change to Anfield – and certainly as he stays with the Dutch national team – it’s entirely possible that Jurgen Klopp could turn Neuhaus into the kind of midfielder. which he needs to fill the potential void left by the 30-year-old.
Interestingly, the Bundesliga star hasn’t missed a game due to injury since the 2017/18 season, which means we would theoretically have a comparable result, at least when it comes to durability, a fact that will undoubtedly please. in Klopp.
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