Arsene Wenger praises Luis Díaz’s football


This Wednesday comes another opportunity to see Luis Díaz with Liverpool facing one of the members of the ‘Big Six’ in English football. Arsenal will receive those led by Jurgen Klopp at the Emirates Stadium in London, battlefield that will serve as the setting for an attractive clash between second and fourth in the Premier League standings.

Mikel Arteta, manager of the Gunners, has managed to find solidity with the promotion of young talents such as Gabriel Martinelli, Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith-Rowe, accompanied by experienced players such as Alexandre Lacazette, Thomas Partey and the key reinforcement, which was the purchase of the pass of the Norwegian Martin Odegaard.

This work by the Spaniard has brought to mind details of Arsene Wenger’s great management as coach of that ‘invincible’ team, which won the English league title without losing a single game in the 2003/04 season.

Wenger left his position at Arsenal almost four years ago and since then they have stopped participating in the Champions League, starting a new project that is giving results so far. The Frenchman is now director of development at Fifa, however, he does not stop being aware of his former team that this Wednesday will face Luis Díaz’s Liverpool, a candidate to fight for the league with Manchester City.

For the former coach, those from Merseyside have great chances of winning the Premier this season. “It can’t be completely ruled out, it’s still possible for Liverpool,” he said in a statement to be in sports.

“I would say that in part it is for having bought Luis Díaz”, Wenger said praising the Colombian’s first games in English football. “I like him. He is mobile, he fights, it seems that he can score goals”, he analyzed.

Arsen Wenger is famous in Europe for having a keen eye for spotting talent at an early age. On his list of ‘discoveries’ are renowned players such as Cesc Fábregas, who arrived at Arsenal at just 16 years old, full-back Ashley Cole, striker Nicolas Anelka, midfielder Boa Morte and even Dutch striker Robin Van Persie, who was signed from Feyenoord in 2004, at the request of the experienced coach.

In said interview with BeIN, He cataloged Díaz as a “modern soccer player” and insisted that it will deliver great results for Liverpool now and in the future. “I must say that I like it a lot,” he said.

Luis Díaz with Fabinho, Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder – Photo: Getty Images/John Powell/Liverpool FC

Diaz has grown tired of receiving accolades in recent weeks. Famous former players such as Rio Ferdinand, Michael Owen, Peter Crouch, Gary Neville are some of those who have taken advantage of his presence in the media to highlight the Colombian’s adaptation and his sacrifice every time Jurgen Klopp puts him in the game. starting eleven.

Not even the language has stopped the spectacular presentations of the guajiro. “We don’t have different groups within our team, but what we do have are some players who speak Portuguese and Spanish, which helps Luis a lot,” Klopp told a news conference.

The only thing that has spoken for him is the talent, confirming that the 45 million euros were a great investment for the future. “He is an integral part of the team. He is good. It’s okay to talk about him, he’s been here a few weeks. Incredibly good start, his age, stage of his career: he can improve a lot.”evaluated the DT.

“We knew he was going to make a big impact, we have given him the necessary information and we also let him be himself. He is the player we wanted and it has been very good to have him. Obviously in life you also need a bit of luck because of injuries,” Klopp said before the game against Arsenal in which Díaz is shaping up to be a starter.