Luis Díaz had a great Copa América last year in Brazil and that performance with the Colombian National Team was a huge boost for his career.< /b> Six months later he signed with Liverpool, after passing through Porto, and quickly adapted to the Premier League and was a figure.
However, that great performance in England could not be revalidated in the tie, in which he could not help the team led by Reinaldo Rueda to qualify for the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
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Rueda left office and the Colombian Football Federation appointed in His replacement for Argentine Néstor Lorenzo, who had already worked for the National Team as an assistant to his compatriot José Pékerman, in the process that led the team to the World Cups in Brazil 2014 and Russia 2018.
¿ Arm the National Team around Luis Díaz?
In this new process, Díaz has been pointed out as the standard bearer of the new team. However, Díaz took the pressure off and said that what comes will depend on the whole group.
“The responsibility belongs to everyone. Being a benchmark does not mean that the responsibility falls on a single player. I'll be doing my job, winning things and getting good results,” Díaz said at an impromptu press conference in Barranquilla.
Díaz, yes, made himself available to Lorenzo to help where appropriate. “Whoever comes will come to contribute, for us it will be the same way. It is a coaching staff that comes to work and guarantees us good things. You have to trust and we are available to each coaching staff to get great results that It's what we want,” he assured.
The outlook for next season for Liverpool
The peasant spoke about the next season for Liverpool, in which he will have a new strike partner, the Uruguayan Darwin Núñez, from Benfica.
“It will be very good, it is a great group and family and it is an institution that wants more. Although we had everything to win the four titles, we will soon have revenge for those trophies that we needed”, he assured .
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Press versions speak of the fact that Díaz could inherit the number 10 shirt at Liverpool, which even this season he had the Senegalese Sadio Mané, who was transferred to Bayern Munich.
“I haven't talked about that subject. I had it in the Junior, it would be incredible. If I stay with the one I have, it's also good, it was the one I started with”, he concluded.
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