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How did Nuñez worked through his jitters and the help of his new teammates

By Wilian Estrella

How did Nuñez worked through his jitters and the help of his new teammates

The newest Liverpool striker admitted to being nervous and unsettled in his first days with the squad.

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A most sincere Darwin Núñez spoke to ESPN after being key in Liverpool's victory over Manchester City in the match for the Community Shield title. He admitted that it was complicated at the beginning as a 'red', but thanks to the support and help of his teammates he has managed to adapt.

He started on the bench, but ended up being a perfect sub for Jürgen Klopp in the Community Shield clash. Darwin Núñez was responsible for drawing the penalty that put his team ahead and scored the goal that sentenced Manchester City. In his first official match as a 'Red', the charrúa lifted his first title with his new club.

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After the match, the former Benfica and Almeria player spoke to ESPN and admitted that in the first days in the English squad were complicated, but that the support of his teammates and "a talk with Salah" have made his adaptation much lighter.

"The first few weeks I was very nervous, I couldn't get a pass off, for example. It was very difficult to adapt the first few weeks with the team. But as time went on, they made me feel comfortable," he said.

Salah and Klopp helping Nuñez adapt

"I had a talk with Salah who helped me a lot, with the Brazilians, with Luis Diaz, who has been here recently as well. It's very difficult to come to a club like Liverpool and not feel that pressure. The truth is that I felt that pressure, the coach talked to me a lot, he is always giving me confidence. And I have to respond to that confidence on the pitch”.

 

 


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