Don’t Bank On Nunez For Goals –Defoe Tells Liverpool

Former Tottenham forward, Jermaine Defoe has advised Liverpool not to bank on Darwin Nunez for goals because he’s not a natural striker.

Recall that Nunez has made 34 appearance, netted 11 goals and bagged 8 assists this ongoing season for the Reds.

However, in a chat with Premier League Productions, Defoe stated that Nunez is not good enough for a team that wants to win big trophies.


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“I think [Diogo] Jota is probably the best finisher. He actually finishes, like calculated finishes. [Mohammed] Salah and Núñez, they shoot if that makes sense.

“They don’t finish. Even Núñez, in the last action when he went through on goal, the obvious solution was to go around the goalkeeper and then pass it into an empty net.

“But, for whatever reason, he tries to dink it over him.

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