Fabinho drawing on early Liverpool struggles to help new signing settle

Fabinho has revealed that he’s talking with new Liverpool signing Darwin Nunez to supply his recommendation about settling at Anfield.

The Reds agreed a deal value as much as £85m to signal Nunez this summer time however the 22-year-old has endured a gradual begin to his life at Liverpool, failing to impress throughout his first two appearances of pre-season and already attracting numerous criticism from rival followers.

It is a related state of affairs to that of Fabinho, whose struggles instantly following his transfer from Monaco in 2018 are well-known. The midfielder ultimately figured issues out and is now extensively seen as among the finest in his place – he predicts the same restoration for Nunez at Liverpool.

“Issues are actually totally different now but it surely was arduous for me initially with the variation,” he advised The Athletic.

“That’s why every time we signal a brand new participant I at all times attempt to assist him as a lot as attainable. Like Darwin now, his English isn’t superb, so I’m at all times attempting to assist him in coaching by explaining some conditions to him.

“Once I first got here to Liverpool, [Roberto] Firmino and [Alberto] Moreno have been actually necessary for me. They helped me to settle in. I attempt to assist new gamers now in the identical manner as these boys supported me.”

He added: “Darwin might have a little bit of time to adapt, let’s see, however a participant like him can actually change a group.

“He’s a correct quantity 9. He’s a goal-scorer. He scored in each video games in opposition to us within the Champions League. We all know how good he’s. Though we misplaced Sadio, I nonetheless consider that we will battle for every little thing. The group continues to be actually sturdy.

“For a very long time it was at all times Sadio on the left aspect. However we have now Luis [Diaz] on the left aspect and we noticed how nicely he performed within the second half of final season. Luis will develop into more and more necessary.”

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