June 26, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • Liverpool defeated Everton 2-0 at Anfield on Sunday
  • Robertson and Origi have been their aim scorers
  • It was Origi’s third league aim of the season

Jurgen Klopp has singled out Divock Origi for reward, calling the Belgian ahead a “world-class striker” and Liverpool FC’s “finest finisher”.

Klopp’s feedback got here after Origi scored a vital aim in Liverpool’s 2-0 win in opposition to Everton within the Premier League on Sunday. Nonetheless only a level behind leaders Manchester Metropolis after 33 video games, the Reds proceed to struggle for the league title. 

After the primary half went goalless at Anfield on Sunday, Klopp made modifications, bringing in Luis Diaz and Origi, and people substitutions paid off very quickly. Within the 62nd minute, Mo Salah arrange the aim scored by left-back Andy Robertson. Simply when Everton tried to bounce again, Origi doubled Liverpool’s lead by heading in Diaz’s bicycle kick with six minutes left.

“He is a legend on and off the pitch, I’ve to say. That is how it’s. He’s a incredible footballer, for me, and I do know that sounds ridiculous as a result of I do not line him up typically. He’s a world-class striker, he’s our greatest finisher, positively; he all the time was and everyone would say the identical,” Klopp mentioned after Sunday’s sport, based on Liverpool’s official web site. 

Origi certain has not been an everyday member of Klopp’s aspect over the past couple of seasons. He has not began a league sport but within the 2021-22 marketing campaign and has made solely six appearances for the Reds within the Premier League. Nevertheless, all of the three objectives he scored within the league this season have been decisive. In the meantime, accidents have additional made it robust for the Belgian striker within the present marketing campaign as he missed 13 video games on account of a muscle situation earlier this season. 

Origi has scored six goals against Everton in all competitions for Liverpool, which is twice as many goals as he’s scored against any other side for the Reds, according to Opta Joe. 

“Div, everybody loves Div, and rightly so. He was again very decisive and I’m very, very happy for him,” added Klopp in the same interview.

Jurgen Klopp was full of praise for Divock Origi after he scored in Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Everton Photo: POOL / Clive Brunskill

Origi, whose contract with Liverpool is due to expire at the end of the season, is expected to bid goodbye to Klopp’s side. With the FIFA World Cup coming up later this year, Origi is looking for more regular game time, which appears impossible at Liverpool at present for him. So far this season, he has made only 16 appearances for the Reds, while he had played just 17 games last season. 

It has been reported that Serie A membership AC Milan are eager about signing Origi, who has been at Liverpool since 2014. 

“We’ll by no means miss a participant like him as a result of if he leaves, he’ll explode wherever he goes,” Klopp advised Sky Sports activities after Liverpool’s 2-0 win.

Liverpool’s upcoming sport is the UEFA Champions League semi-final in opposition to Villarreal at Anfield on Wednesday.

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