Liverpool star Dominic Szoboszlai gave a confident answer when asked about the similarities between him and Steven Gerrard. The Hungarian midfielder insists he is ready to make a similar impact to the Reds icon at Anfield
The Merseyside outfit signed Szoboszlai from RB Leipzig for £60m this summer as part of a midfield rebuild. A number of mainstays have left the club this summer, including Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, James Milner and Naby Keita.
The Reds signed Szoboszlai, Wataru Endo, Alexis McAllister and Ryan Gravenburch The Hungary international has received the number 8 shirt donated by legend Steven Gerrard ahead of the 2023/24 season.
Naturally, this has led to comparisons with the former England international who built his legacy at Anfield. When asked about this, Szoboszlai told Football Focus (per Liverpool’s official website):
“I don’t want to be him, I want to be myself. But of course, if they put a document in front of me now and said you’re going to have the same impact or the same career at Liverpool, I’d just sign it!” “
Szoboszlai’s performance so far has been impressive liverpool This season, the Hungarian midfielder has contributed 2 goals and 2 assists in 17 games.
Whether he can emulate Gerrard’s extensive and illustrious career at the club remains to be seen.
‘I believe they can get results’ – Expert says Liverpool are ‘real title contenders’ ahead of Manchester City clash
Expert Michael Brown previews Liverpool vs Liverpool Premier League clash manchester city November 25th. He leads the Merseyside side to challenge for the Premier League title this season.
Jurgen Klopp’s side are currently second in the league table after a strong start to the 2023/24 season, having lost just once so far (against tottenham hotspur football club). The Reds are just one point behind league leaders Manchester City and a win in the upcoming games will seal their spot at the top of the table.
Brown believes the Merseyside side have the potential to take all three points against Pep Guardiola’s side and become favorites in the title race. The expert told BBC Sport:
“You have to look at and say Liverpool are real title contenders this season and are very close to Manchester City. I believe they can get results. They were unlucky in some of the results and they just came out of it well and got this There’s nothing special about how the job gets done.”
However, he added that he believed the Reds had issues in the midfield that needed to be addressed. Brown said:
“The midfield area still needs improvement, but how will they do against Manchester City? That’s the biggest test.”