Arsenal thumped Forest 5-0 on Sunday to regain the top spot in the Premier League. However, it came at a cost as Reiss Nelson replaced winger Bukayo Saka due to injury in the first half. Nelson scored two goals and made an assist in the rout.

ARTETA PLEASED FOR NELSON AND GIVES SAKA INJURY UPDATE

October 31, 2022 Duke 0

Arsenal thumped Forest 5-0 on Sunday to regain the top spot in the Premier League. However, it came at a cost as Reiss Nelson replaced winger Bukayo Saka due to injury in the first half. Nelson scored two goals and made an assist in the rout.

Darwin Núñez has only been contracted to Liverpool for a matter of months but already, he's realised the unique perks held by Virgil van Dijk. The new Reds striker has faced his defensive teammate on the number of occasions in training, and he knows how hard it is to come out on top.

Darwin Núñez is getting perfect Liverpool training as Virgil van Dijk shows Jürgen Klopp formula

October 27, 2022 Duke 0

When Núñez described Van Dijk recently, he touched on one of the key elements attached to Liverpool’s scouting practices: the Reds tend to target players who are one-on-one experts in defence and attack.

That was one of the reasons why the Uruguayan striker was signed for £85m from Benfica in the summer, with Van Dijk describing him as one of the toughest opponents that he’s faced after the two met on opposite sides in the Champions League last term — because of his ability to merge speed with physicality.

Almost by accident, Núñez has quietly divulged part of Klopp’s secret transfer formula. And by coming up against Van Dijk every day, he also happens to be getting the perfect training to make sure he becomes even more unplayable at Liverpool.