OPINION: 7 Reasons Why Diogo Jota is a Crucial Part of Liverpool

A Liverpool fan has given seven reasons why he thinks Diogo Jota is crucial part of the club.

Taking to social media, @SzoboTurboLFC outlines the seven reasons the Liverpool forward is crucial to the club in an X (former Twitter) thread:

Fully Adapted to the Premier League

Jota has been playing in premier league for a while now and knows all the ins and outs of this league. He has all the athletic abilities and stamina to play 90mins week in and week out.

Ambidexterity

Diogo can shoot equally well with both left and right foot which is very important for a striker to possess.

Incredibly hard to defend against such a striker hence he’s quite versatile.

His stats speak for themselves:

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As Clinical as It Gets

Jota doesn’t need plenty of chances to score a goal. This is his trademark – being as clinical of a finisher as it gets.

Diogo averages a goal/assist every 114 minutes since joining Liverpool in all competitions with xG per 90 at 0.56.

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Finisher 🎯

Footballing IQ

Diogo has very high footballing IQ to know when to fake shoot, when to body feint, when to shoot, when to press. He is quite counter-pressing in the regard as well.

Here’s his intelligence against Arsenal:

Great FIFA Player and Fun Guy

Diogo Jota once jokingly said that he was going to try to do elásticos in the last minutes of some games to get 5 star skills on FIFA 😂

Once, he became number 1 in the world on FIFA 22.

He’s Very Agile and Has High Dribbling Abilities

Jota can dribble very well with both feet and drive the ball forward with ease making it hard for defenders to defend.

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Here’s one of his most insane goals, against Everton as well:

Work Rate

Jota has always had high defending and attacking work rates.

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