Skip to content
Sports News | Jurgen Klopp hailed ‘icy’ Diogo Jota ‘on another level’ as Liverpool boss admits he was smitten by ‘exceptional’ Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli

 | Breaking News Updates

Sports Top stories |Sports News Updates | Latest Sports News Headlines } | Google News


Jurgen Klopp has admitted he was smitten with Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli after his Liverpool side booked their place in the Carabao Cup final.

The Reds sealed a date with Chelsea at Wembley as they edged past the Gunners at the Emirates Stadium, winning the game 2-0 and drawing the game by the same scoreline.

Liverpool’s victory at the Emirates Stadium was in no doubt and is one win away from a ninth League Cup

Sports News | Jurgen Klopp hailed ‘icy’ Diogo Jota ‘on another level’ as Liverpool boss admits he was smitten by ‘exceptional’ Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli

 | Breaking News Updates

AFP

Klopp is very impressed with what Martinelli brings though

Arsenal were dominated for much of the second leg, however, Martinelli caught Klopp’s attention a lot.

He told reporters: “Martinelli, by the way, everyone should remember that name. He is an exceptional player. »

Martinelli will no doubt be delighted to get praise like Klopp’s. But there is no doubt that the star striker on the pitch was Diogo Jota, with the Portuguese’s brace that ultimately separated the two sides.

With Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane at the Africa Cup of Nations, there is additional expectation for Jota, who was far from a prolific goalscorer at former club Wolves.

But Liverpool Jota is a different animal.

Sports News | Jurgen Klopp hailed ‘icy’ Diogo Jota ‘on another level’ as Liverpool boss admits he was smitten by ‘exceptional’ Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli

 | Breaking News Updates

Jota has been at the club for a year and a half, but he is a fan favorite

Andy Townsend said during a co-commentary for talkSPORT: “He’s just such a cool finisher. I’ve really, really enjoyed his performances since he joined Liverpool.

“I thought he was a top player in a Wolves shirt, but he showed he could come into a club like Liverpool and make a difference.

“His goals, whether headed or on the ground, are always accomplished finishes. It’s always smart of him – he holds his run, curves his run, times his run perfectly.

“Without Mo Salah and Sadio Mane they are not as effective, of course they are not. So you look at your next and he is their next.

Sports News | Jurgen Klopp hailed ‘icy’ Diogo Jota ‘on another level’ as Liverpool boss admits he was smitten by ‘exceptional’ Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli

 | Breaking News Updates

Jota is Liverpool’s second top scorer this season with 14 goals to his name

“Roberto Firmino always does a good job but in terms of stretching teams, scoring goals out of thin air…I’m very impressed with his performances. He really has this icy personality, he’s not too emotionally involved in things, but he’s still a threat and still a danger to the back line.

Meanwhile, talkSPORT’s Jason Cundy has praised the way Klopp has developed Jota’s game.

Cundy said on The Sports Bar: “I have to say I haven’t seen that player at Wolves. He’s come up another level, Jurgen has another piece of him.

“When you have Liverpool’s best front three, he’s in it with Mane and Salah.”

Betting offer of the day

WILLIAM HILL – 30/1 for both teams to score – Arsenal v Liverpool * – CLAIM HERE

888SPORT – Bet £10 Get £30 + £10 Casino Bonus – CLAIM HERE

William Hill: 18 years and over. Play it safe. New customers using EPB30. Mobile only. Applies to bets placed between 5.00pm 19th January 2022 and 7.45pm 20th January 2022. Maximum bet £1 on 30/1. Returns are paid out as 3 x £5 free bets (30 day expiry). Player and currency restrictions and conditions apply. 18+ begambleaware.org

888: New customers only. Minimum deposit of £10 • A qualifying bet is a “real money” wager of at least £10 • Minimum odds of 1/2 (1.5) • Free bets are credited upon settlement of the qualifying bet and expire after 7 days • Free bet stakes are not included in returns • Casino bonus must be claimed within 7 days • To withdraw bonus/associated winnings, wager x40 bonus amount within 14 days • Casino bonus expires after 60 days • Withdrawal restrictions and full terms and conditions apply 18+ begambleaware.org



Jurgen Klopp hailed ‘icy’ Diogo Jota ‘on another level’ as Liverpool boss admits he was smitten by ‘exceptional’ Arsenal star Gabriel Martinelli

| Local Sports News Fox news

sports Gt

Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.