Liverpool, Nunez in the balance: he is not the preferred striker for Slot, the Reds go for Watkins

In the last season Darwin Nunez he racked up 23 goals and 17 assists in 49 games. Not a bad haul, but it may not be enough to earn confirmation. According to what was reported by The SunIn fact, Liverpool are evaluating the position of the Uruguayan center forward and are already thinking about a possible replacement.

This is because with the change on the bench, from Jurgen Klopp to Arne Slot, the team’s way of playing football could also change. Reds. The new coach will base his game on ball possession and is used to fielding a first striker who is capable in front of goal, but above all very mobile. And Nunez may not meet the required characteristics.

According to the English tabloid, the Merseyside club has set its sights on Ollie Watkinks, striker who scored 19 goals in the last Premier League, star of Aston Villa who qualified for the Champions League with Unai Emery. For the Liverpool management it is the most congenial name for the type of game that is expected to be played at Anfield.