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2024 will be the year in which Darwin Núñez becomes the best striker in the world

On the rise, the Uruguayan attacker aspires to be a Reds legend

By Charles Cornwall

What Darwin Núñez will look for in 2024
What Darwin Núñez will look for in 2024
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After the most recent score that striker Darwin Nunez made in the match against Burnley in the Premier League, the ghosts of his bad luck in front of goal have given the first indication of wanting to start disappearing, not only waiting for the fans, but The same footballer will also have a spectacular start to 2024 with a match against Newcastle that looks ideal for the Uruguayan player to start a positive streak in front of goal.

It is true that all of 2023 has been a year of complete learning for this element of the offense, and through the arduous training sessions it has been able to find, together with coach Jürgen Klopp, one of its best versions since arriving in the Premier League. He is now a more participatory player in the game prior to the goal, these resources being precisely what has saved him from being immersed in one of his worst moments in front of goal with a scoreless streak that lasted since November 1.

The highlight of this bad streak for the Uruguayan striker was perhaps the ability to understand this alternative role to that of the team's main scorer, giving him this new function plus variations in his playing style that could be the most relevant element of the offensive of the Reds, his role as a companion and as a scorer being two resources that he still has to polish but that will undoubtedly be very useful for the team in this closing of tournaments in which they fight incessantly to obtain the championships.

Even with his bad streak between November and December, Nunez in this campaign has been able to contribute to the group with a total of 13 goals, as well as 10 assists, all this in a total of 33 games, this being a good average for a footballer who He has been highly demanded and criticized every time he sees activity with the Reds, and that maturity that he has been forging through multiple games with errors and others with great successes has been very useful.

Nunez is already a reference for the Reds

Diogo Jota's injury combined with a bad moment for Luis Diaz has made Nunez have much greater participation with the team in these last few weeks of play, becoming for Klopp that great link in the midfield and offensive sector that few have known how to stop To date, Nunez has gained more virtues that make him a multifunctional forward that few clubs can have, this characteristic being what could lead him to be one of the best assists and scorers in the world in 2023, obviously needing great support from his teammates. which have maintained the quality and pace necessary to have the group in the best possible places.