Former Porto forward, Luis Diaz has recently penned down a deal with Liverpool FC. According to ESPN, the 25-year-old attacker from Porto is reported to cost Liverpool 40 million Euros plus variables.
Having spent almost 7% of their revenue on Diaz, the expectations are on the rise for him to be a success.
So far, the Colombian International Luis Diaz has had an impressive overall career. Without a doubt, his link-up with the Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will be spectacle to watch. With the likes of Salah, Mane, Jota, Firmino, and now Diaz, Liverpool have quite some talent.
In recent months Luis Diaz has been in lightning form. He even finished as the joint top scorer of 2021 Copa America along with Messi. That’s inarguably a great feat to achieve. For Porto, Diaz scored 14 in 18 league games.
Nevertheless, it still is fair to say that the Colombian would not go to straight away be a starter. Though he has what it takes, he first will have to prove himself to the boss and the squad. Luis Diaz can be very lethal for any team as well as a handful job to do for any defense to contain him.
Strengths of Luis Diaz
For anyone who knows the former Porto star, they are quite familiar with his pace and ball control. He progresses well and is an ideal winger for any team to possess. By some distance considered the best Primeira Liga player this season. Scoring a goal every 84 minutes speaks for the red hot form in which the Colombian is in.
Having scored some bangers along the way, Luis Diaz became a nightmare for Pep Guardiola. The tie of Porto Vs Man City saw Diaz single-handedly dribbling past the City defense.
Meanwhile, 83% of the shots taken by Luis Diaz comes from inside the box. The 25-year-old average goal per shot is identical to that of Mane. All being said and done, undoubtedly the Colombian will bring his exceptional quality to the squad. The qualities no manager in the world wouldn’t like to have.
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