Liverpool fans are buzzing with excitement after hearing Diogo Jota’s comments about his link-up with new signing Alexis Mac Allister.
The Argentine made his debut for Liverpool during their pre-season match against Karlsruher SC, which the Reds won 4-2.
Jota’s impact was significant as he scored in the 90th minute to bring the scoreline to 3-2. But what got fans even more thrilled was his connection with Mac Allister, who provided a through ball for Jota to score the fourth goal.
When asked about their immediate chemistry on the pitch, Jota’s response has ignited discussions among fans, leaving them eagerly anticipating the partnership between the two players in the upcoming season.
The positive comments from Jota have heightened the excitement and optimism surrounding their link-up play for Liverpool.. You can watch the footage below.
Jota said: “I really like these kinds of players, I have to tell you.
“They just see these passes. It’s almost like, you just need to make the run and they will see it and that’s amazing.”
He continued: ““I start to see I can link up very well with him [Mac Allister] and hopefully we can take this into the season.”
Fans were quick to react to Jota’s words on social media.
One said: “Jota basically says he was tired of hoofball.”
Another tweeted: “The happiness in his eyes when he says “they can see the passes””
A third fan added: “Look at Jota’s face knowing Mac and Szoboszlai will be behind him.”
Someone else wrote: “Man said I played with hoof boy hendo now mans got ballers.”
Whilst a fifth commented: “The face of a man who knows he no longer has to play with Hooferson.”
Another fan said: “He literally exposed all the midfielders we had last season.”
Liverpool is currently undergoing a midfield revamp following the departures of James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Naby Keita.
Recently, there have been uncertainties surrounding the futures of Jordan Henderson and Fabinho. Captain Henderson has been linked with a potential move to Saudi Arabian club Al Ettifaq, while Fabinho is reportedly close to joining Al Ittihad.
These potential departures could have significant implications for Liverpool’s midfield, and the club will need to address these changes to maintain their competitiveness in the upcoming 2023/24 Premier League season.
The season is set to commence with a massive clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, adding further significance to Liverpool’s midfield situation and their preparation for the challenging fixture ahead.