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James Milner believes the addition of Darwin Nunez means Liverpool have a “fantastic mix” in attack this season.

Nunez, signed from Benfica for a fee of £64m (€75m), with a potential additional £21.4m (€25m) added, marked his first Premier League appearance for the Reds this weekend with a goal in the 2-2 draw at Fulham.

This followed his goal in the 3-1 Community Shield win over Manchester City a week earlier.

Nunez joins Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota and new signing Fabio Carvalho in attack as Liverpool look to tackle Premier League and Champions League challenges again this term.

Milner is enthusiastic about what Nunez is offering and believes Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has an enticing group of forwards to choose from.

“I think he’ll have an impact the whole time he’s here, to be honest,” Milner told Liverpool’s official website.

“Since he’s been here he’s been impressive on the pitch, worked hard, made great runs and is desperate to get his head on the ball in the box.

“If you put a ball in there, he’ll do whatever he can to finish it – good finisher, both feet and he’s different from the other boys up there.

“We already have very exciting attacking players who can cause problems, so he’s a great addition. He will be fantastic for us.

“You want options up there, you want to cause people problems, and you want to have options to play in different ways because obviously teams are going to look at us and try to stop us, so it’s important that we can do everything.

“With the options we have up there, I think we have a fantastic mix.”

Liverpool will be next in action on Monday when Crystal Palace visit Anfield in the Premier League.


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