Pundit claims Dominik Szoboszlai must prove himself in Liverpool colours


BBC Pundit Garth Crooks claims Hungarian midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai must prove himself at Liverpool in this current campaign.

Reds secured their first victory of this season in front of their home fans at Anfield. Liverpool won 3:1 against Bournemouth on Saturday.

Liverpool came back from the deficit just after three minutes coinciding, as Luis Diaz scored the equaliser for the home team. Meanwhile, Mohamed Salah put them in front when scored the second goal from rebound nine minutes before the halftime.

Alexis Mac Allister was shown red-card for a tackle on Ryan Christie in the 58th minute of the match. However, Dominik Szoboszlai showed good signs of form as he dominated scheme of play on Saturday.

Meanwhile, former footballer and pundit Garth Brooks was quite impressed with Szoboszlai’s performance against the Cherries on Saturday. He reckons that midfielder should have work hard to keep respect of the Number 8 jersey.

Brook wrote in the Team of the Week Column :-

“He can certainly play.

“Liverpool’s new signing Szoboszlai showed all the touches of a good player against Bournemouth and looks like he wants to be constantly involved in the play.

“Well, if he is going to wear Liverpool’s number eight shirt, someone at Anfield had better tell him what that means and who has worn that shirt before him.

“Sammy Lee, Brian Hall, Jimmy Case and Steven Gerrard, who immortalised the jersey, have all worn that shirt with distinction. Szoboszlai needs to know he has big shoes to fill and a heart to match.”

Szoboszlai was a star performer for his former club RB Liepzig, as he scored 20 goals and 21 assists in 91 games for the German outfit. He will crucial for Reds success this season.

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