Former Liverpool defender Jose Enrique has surprisingly claimed that he’d take Everton’s Dominic Calvert-Lewin over the Reds’ Darwin Nunez forward of the Merseyside derby.
Enrique has lavished huge reward on Calvert-Lewin who he reckons can begin for any membership in world soccer. He would not suppose Nunez has the credentials to be a starter for a world-class crew, telling On line casino firm Grosvenor Sport:
“Clearly, Liverpool followers usually are not going to love listening to this from me, however with each Darwin Nunez and Dominic Calvert-Lewin totally match, I believe I might take Calvert-Lewin. Individuals appear to overlook how good Calvert-Lewin is when he’s totally match – he’s a superb participant.”
Calvert-Lewin has endured harm points all through his time at Everton. Nonetheless, he is been an actual menace in entrance of purpose for the Toffees when match, bagging three objectives in six video games throughout competitions this season.
In the meantime, Nunez has had his justifiable share of critics in the course of the early levels of his Liverpool profession. The Uruguayan ahead has missed some obvious alternatives however has managed 4 objectives and three assists in 10 video games this season.
“The way in which I see it – put Darwin Nunez in any world-class groups on the earth and I don’t suppose he’s begins for many of them. Nonetheless, if Calvert-Lewin may hold himself match, I actually consider he may very well be a beginning quantity 9 for a world class crew, that’s the sort of stage I see from him.”
Calvert-Lewin, 26, missed 20 of Everton’s video games throughout competitions final season with a knee harm. He was final referred to as as much as England’s nationwide crew again in 2020 which paints the image of how accidents are affecting his profession.
Nunez could also be an harm concern forward of Liverpool’s conflict with Everton
The Reds could also be fretting over Nunez’s availability forward of the primary Merseyside derby of the season tomorrow (October 21). The 24-year-old represented Uruguay on worldwide responsibility this previous week, impressing in a 2-0 win towards Brazil in a FIFA World Cup qualifier.
Nunez was on the scoresheet and supplied an help for his nationwide crew however suffered with cramps late on. He alluded to this in his post-match interview (by way of That is Anfield):
“I come to depart every thing on the pitch, and at this time it confirmed. I ended up a bit cramped on the finish.”
Liverpool will need Nunez raring to go come Saturday as he performed a task in Jurgen Klopp’s facet’s victory in the identical recreation final season. He supplied an help for Mohamed Salah in a 2-0 win at Anfield.