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Japan winger touted as ‘subsequent Salah’ has hailed Liverpool as “superior” – Liverpool FC

Japan ahead Takefusa Kubo has been tipped to grow to be a ahead choice for Liverpool and has had nice phrases to say concerning the membership previously.

Whether or not we wish to give it some thought or not, the Reds should at some point plan for all times with out Mohamed Salah and a bunch of right-wingers have been touted as potential future choices.

One identify that has piqued the curiosity of some supporters is Kubo, who operates in the identical space of the pitch as Salah and has been complimentary about Liverpool beforehand.

The 22-year-old joined Actual Sociedad from Actual Madrid final summer season and notched 9 targets and 7 assists for his new membership through the 2022/23 season.

Having made a rapid begin to his 2023/24 marketing campaign with three targets in his opening 5 appearances, Kubo is rising as a great potential match ought to a emptiness on the precise of the Reds’ ahead line open up.

He as soon as described Liverpool as “superior” and his admiration for the membership might make negotiations simpler ought to any future strategy be made.

“The group I feel play essentially the most fascinating soccer is Liverpool,” he informed Aim Japan again in 2019.

“I really feel they’re superior once I watch their video games. It’s probably not to say they’re my ‘favorite’, however extra like ‘superior’.

“I like quick and skilful gamers. All the massive groups have a lot of these gamers, and once I watch them I really feel they’re superior. I’m not very quick, so I actually like gamers who possess overwhelming pace. These gamers make me really feel ‘Wow, superior!’.”

The spectacular begin to Kubo’s profession has seen him dubbed the ‘Japanese Messi’ in his residence nation.

Liverpool fended off Saudi Arabian curiosity in Salah over the summer season however there are fears amongst supporters that Al-Ittihad will return for the Egyptian in future home windows.

At 31, the Reds will quickly have to contemplate replacements for his or her talisman no matter his imminent plans and Kubo is prone to tick a lot of the packing containers Liverpool shall be searching for.

Ben Doak signed a new deal at Anfield earlier this week and may have one eye on taking a piece of Salah’s minutes having featured predominantly on the precise in his senior appearances to this point.

It’s a prospect no Purple desires to ponder, however like-for-like Salah replacements are briefly provide and the recruitment group may have a job on their palms when the time involves fill that void.



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