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Luis Diaz Starred On His Premier League Debut For Liverpool - His Individual Highlights Are Something Else

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Luis Diaz Starred On His Premier League Debut For Liverpool - His Individual Highlights Are Something Else

Luis Diaz enjoyed a stunning Premier League debut for Liverpool, with his individual highlights making for incredible viewing. 

Diaz started against Leicester City on Thursday after impressing in a cameo appearance versus Cardiff City in the FA Cup last weekend. 

The Colombian winger, who cost an initial £37.5 million, starred on the left wing and linked up intelligently with Andy Robertson. 

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He showed off his dribbling skills, taking on Leicester's backline as he lit up the first half.

Diaz remained a threat in the second half as he created chances and had three attempts at goal.

Diaz made way for Takumi Minamino​ in the 90th and received a standing ovation from the Anfield faithful.  

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At half-time, Michael Owen showered the 25-year-old with glowing praise - highlighting his sharpness, pace and ball control. 

"Do you know what, we were just drooling over him after 15 minutes," he told BT Sport. ​

"He hasn’t done anything in particular where you think 'wow he’s created an unbelievable chance' but I love his sharpness.

"He looks quick, he looks lively, he presses the ball, he doesn’t mind committing players running at them and beating them."

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Image: PA
Image: PA

Owen added: "As I say, none of these clips you think 'wow' but I think he looks like a Liverpool player.

"He really does look like he’s going to fit into this team like a glove.

"A brilliant player that we’ve seen before and already in a fleeting appearance so far he looks like he suits that red shirt."

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With Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane back from AFCON, Klopp has a nice selection dilemma on his hands ahead of resuming their league campaign against Burnley on Sunday. 

Featured Image Credit: Premier League

Topics: Luis Diaz, Liverpool, Football

Nasir Jabbar
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