By Harvey Byrne
Nathaniel Clyne has revealed that he often stands back and watches Adam Lallana, Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho and Sadio Mane and just thinks “wow”.
Clyne, 25, has been integral to the Liverpool back four in their impressive start to the new campaign, but has revealed the attacking quartet impress him the most.
The Reds currently sit in fourth place and two points away from league leaders Manchester City and Clyne paid tribute to the team’s attack.
“I often watch our attacking players and think, ‘wow’,” said Clyne to the Daily Mail.
“You have to admire it. Firmino’s touch, Coutinho jinking around, Mane taking on players, Lallana doing Cruyff turns.
“It’s good to watch. I see it all the time at the training ground and you think: ‘Wow, we’ve got a really good team here.’ The fans love it and my friends who come to the games are loving it.
“It’s a comforting feeling to know that if we perform well and give the ball to players in the right areas, we have a good chance of winning.”
The Merseysiders have not had any trouble in front of goal in the new campaign, bagging 18 goals from their first seven Premier League fixtures.
Firmino and Coutinho have four goals this season apiece, while Lallana and Mane fall just behind on three.
They will host their fierce rivals United on Monday at Anfield, which will see Jurgen Klopp’s fourth place side take on Jose Mourinho’s in sixth in what is expected to be an enthralling encounter.
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