Premier League champions and last year title holder Liverpool is backed to win the second Premier League crown and challenge the rival clubs for the win. According to the BBC Sport pundit Garth Crooks, Liverpool might continue the winning streak for another campaign due to the contribution of Diogo Jota.
Diogo Jota is regarded as a one-star player whose contribution and dedication would help Liverpool wins the second Premier League title. With all his recent performances for the Reds lately. It can be said that he has handed a boost to another League title for the Reds.
Diogo Jota has been very impressive for Reds following his record-breaking exploits in the recent win over Leicester City at home on the weekend. The Reds handed over a 3-0 defeat to Brendan Rodger’s side and Jota was quick enough to make it 2-0 prior to half-time.
The Portugal attacker has been a blessing in disguise for Liverpool ever since he made a £45million move for the Premier League titleholder. Jota has proved to be a huge hit for Liverpool following his impressive start.
Moreover, Liverpool must be really patting the back because of the wise decision they made regarding the snapping of Jota from Wolves. Even though he wasn’t Jurgen Klopp’s prime target.
Diogo Jota appeared as a good decision
When things turned out to get worst due to the Coronavirus outbreak, Klopp and the side turned their attention towards a more reasonable attacker. Jota is living his best days of football where he has become a key player of the starting line-up under Jurgen Klopp.
Ever since scoring his debut goal for Liverpool against Arsenal. Jota hasn’t looked back yet. On Sunday night against Leicester City it was his eighth goal for the Reds in all the 12 games he has played so far. Even though he has only played 12 games for Liverpool. But Jota has become the first-ever Liverpool player to score in the first four EPL home matches. After finishing against the foxes.
Garth Crooks backed Liverpool for a second title
As per BBC Sport pundit Garth Crooks who is more than impressed by the early display of 23-year old. He has backed Liverpool and believes that the Reds can secure another crown win with his presence.
After ending the 30the year wait to win the top-flight title. However, Liverpool isn’t alone to make a bid for a win as they have to compete with Manchester City, Chelsea, and Tottenham Hotspur for the title.
Crooks has written in his Team of the Week column, in which he has talked about Jota. He writes that the impact of Portugal’s attacker on Liverpool is extraordinary. For any player to settle up in the new club it takes about three months. That too when the season gas already began.
Liverpool great former players Kevin Keegan and Kenny Dalglish had the same impact in 1970 after arriving at Anfield. But he said not many players are like them. The striker has not only made the ground running but is also setting up records. Just like scoring in the first four home matches.
He also stated that Leicester City seems more like competing with Liverpool for the title. However, they are out of their depths on occasions. Moreover incapable of handling Jota’s energy. If everything falls in place then Jota can help Liverpool retain the title again.