Few players better represent Liverpool’s current acquisition approach than Diogo Jota. When it was quickly revealed that the Reds had signed a contract with Wolves in September 2020 that may be worth £45 million, questions and raised eyebrows ensued.
It didn’t seem like a natural fit to many people whose only exposure to Portuguese forward had been through highlight reels and the rare live broadcast game.
Few players embody Liverpool’s modern transfer strategy like Diogo Jota. Eyebrows were raised and questions were asked when it was announced, abruptly, that the Reds had secured a deal worth a potential £45m with Wolves in September 2020.
To many whose knowledge of the Portuguese forward was gleaned from highlight shows alongside the occasional live televised game, it didn’t appear to be an obvious fit.
Liverpool youngster Stefan Bajcetic is part of the squad that has traveled to Thailand for the first leg of the club’s pre-season tour in the Far East.
The Reds have touched down in Thailand and confirmed the 37 players who could feature against Manchester United on Tuesday. Liverpool will then travel to Singapore ahead of the clash against Crystal Palace on Friday.
Among the players named are a number of youngsters, including the likes of Luke Chambers, Bobby Clark, Leighton Clarkson, Harvey Davies, Melkamu Frauendorf, Tom Hill, Tyler Morton, Fabian Mrozek, James Norris, Rhys Williams, and Sepp van den Berg.