Virgil van Dijk praises ‘quality’ Darwin Nunez as £85m Liverpool striker finally finds form

November 15, 2022


Virgil van Dijk has heaped praise upon Darwin Nunez for beginning to live up to his mega £85m price tag, after the Liverpool (opens in new tab) striker bagged a brace in Saturday’s 3-1 win over Southampton (opens in new tab) at Anfield.

Nunez became the Reds’ most expensive signing of all time when he made the switch from Benfica (opens in new tab) in June – but, after scoring in his first two appearances for Jurgen Klopp’s side, the Uruguay (opens in new tab) international went off the boil.