Takumi Minamino has a new role to play for Liverpool against AC Milan
For as long as Roberto Firmino remains unavailable thanks to the thigh injury he sustained against Chelsea, Liverpool’s front three forwards will almost certainly select themselves.
And why shouldn’t they? Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane have scored two goals each this season while Mohamed Salah has three, leaving Fabinho as the only other player (apart from Firmino) who has found the net for the Reds in 2021/22.
It’s a trio which should strike fear into the hearts of AC Milan and their supporters. Salah and Mane are second and fourth in Liverpool’s all-time European goal scorer standings ( per LFCHistory ), while Jota bagged a memorable hat trick in Bergamo against Atalanta last season.
Nonetheless, it would be a definite advantage for Jurgen Klopp if he had other realistic options …
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