Neil Jones has made an thrilling five-word prediction about Dominik Szoboszlai, who he believes is ‘destined for the management group’ at Liverpool.
The Hungarian has solely performed 5 aggressive matches to this point for the membership (Transfermarkt), having joined from RB Leipzig in the summertime, however he’s already earned rave evaluations for his early performances at Anfield.
Such has been the 22-year-old’s preliminary affect on Merseyside that, in an unique column with EOTK Insider, the journalist voiced his perception that the playmaker could possibly be considered by Jurgen Klopp as a frontrunner inside the squad earlier than lengthy.
Jones wrote: “I believe Szoboszlai, specifically, simply appears to be like like somebody who’s destined for the management group, as a result of he provides off the impression of somebody who is aware of tips on how to play the sport and is aware of tips on how to react in recreation conditions, like when a person was despatched off towards Bournemouth and he simply stepped up his vitality ranges.
“We noticed it within the Newcastle recreation, you’ll be able to see it when the chance presents itself to shoot, he can dribble, he’s acquired a superb understanding of what a recreation wants and he confirmed that once more on Saturday.”
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Although Szoboszlai doesn’t flip 23 till late October, he’s proven management qualities in his profession, having been captain of the Hungary nationwide workforce for the previous yr.
He’s already surpassed 250 senior appearances at membership and worldwide stage mixed (Transfermarkt), an infinite wealth of expertise for somebody so younger; and as Jones identified, the playmaker’s in-game intelligence is outstanding.
Klopp has utilised a five-player management group all through his time at Liverpool, with the quintet presently consisting of skipper Virgil van Dijk, vice-captain Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andy Robertson, Mo Salah and Alisson Becker.
By subsequent March, Trent would be the solely considered one of that group who’s but to achieve their thirtieth birthday, so the supervisor could also be trying to others inside the squad to point out that they may step up as soon as any of the present leaders depart.
Even at this early stage, Szoboszlai appears to be like like somebody who could possibly be a part of a brand new quintet within the subsequent couple of years. That in itself sums up the large early affect the Hungarian has made at Anfield.
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