He scored the summer signature from Wolverhampton in his last two games for the Reds, but club legend says it is still a backup option
Diogo Jota had an immediate impact on me LiverpoolBut John Barnes says the superstar Portugal forward is not yet ready to take a place at the start.
Jurgen Klopp has invested 45 million pounds ($ 52 million) in the hard-working striker During the summer transfer period.
A raid was launched on Premier League rivals Wolves, with a A confirmed Premier League player to add to the title-winning ranks at Anfield.
Jota’s value was displayed during his first weeks on Merseyside, as he scored three goals in eight matches including important efforts in his last two games.
Said the former Liverpool winger BonusCodeBetsAt the moment, Diogo Jota will not be picked before one of the three players in the lead, but he is pushing for a place at the start.
“If he continues the way the season started, he’s going to put pressure on the three main forwards – it’s a good thing the competition is for places.
“Before this season, if one of the top three got a long-term injury, you’d start to worry because Xherdan Shaqiri and Divock Origi weren’t good enough to replace them, but now with Jota coming, I have a complete feeling that he’ll be joining the core team and doing just as much as Any of the three front current.
“Its price of £ 45mn makes no difference, whether it sits on the bench or starts. People can complain about having a £ 45m player sitting on the bench, but if you were to put him in the team and shoot down Mohamed Salah, it would be You now have a £ 80m player sitting on the bench.
“If teams want a strong team, that’s the money you have to spend to bring them in, so for me, its price is totally irrelevant.”
Jota is hoping to play in some form when Liverpool return to Saturday’s Premier League home game at home against West Ham.
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