By Jack Gallagher
Jurgen Klopp hailed Luis Diaz after scoring a dramatic late equalizer for Liverpool draw with Luton Town Sunday.
The attacker’s mother and father had been lately kidnapped by gunmen in Colombia, whereas his mom was rescued final weekend. Diaz’s father, nonetheless, continues to be lacking and authorities are presently trying to find him in forests in the nation’s northwest.
Despite his private scenario, Diaz insisted on being a part of Liverpool’s matchday squad for the journey to Luton on Sunday and, after coming off the bench in the 83rd minute, the striker would make a major contribution, rising to the far submit to return house. the equalizer in the 95th minute.
Speaking about Diaz’s scenario and his contribution at Kenilworth Road, Klopp instructed the to press: “That we now have to speak about it, it is great, it is thrilling and it is incredible. But the actual downside shouldn’t be solved. We wished to present – and he additionally wished – Lucho the alternative to be a little bit distracted by different issues.
“He cannot do something, he waits all the time, the complete household waits all the time. And so now he skilled a couple of occasions with us and was in a superb temper, and that is good for him. I feel the indicators from Colombia are fairly constructive, optimistic however the factor we might all like to listen to is that it hasn’t occurred but, he hasn’t skilled a lot and you do not know precisely when you’ll convey him.
“The match was clearly a match the place one other striker would have made sense. If you convey him with the high quality he has and 15, 20 minutes, I do not know precisely how lengthy he performed and scores the goal, then it is great. That’s all.
Diaz and Klopp hugged after the match, and when requested about the hug and what he stated to Diaz, the coach replied:
“Actually after the match there have been no want for phrases. We simply hugged one another. We understand how he’s, okay however we’re desperately ready for the proper information. That’s all.
“We’ve had moments like this in the previous. I 100% perceive that it is a fantastic story, truthfully, and it is tremendous constructive and nice for him, however these items cross. The actual data we’d like is totally different data. That’s all. But anyway, it is a actually, actually good factor for him. But all the different points stay the similar.”
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This article was initially printed on 90min.com as Jurgen Klopp salutes Luis Diaz after the “exciting” goal in the draw with Luton.