We all hope Thiago Alcantara and Diogo Jota can have a really strong spell and earn themselves an article at some point in 2020/21, but some of the Reds’ regular faces are certain to feature too.
That line from last month’s article on Sadio Mané didn’t take long to come to pass, did it? And as Diogo Jota’s Atalanta hat-trick occurred in November, it played no part in the voting process for this article.
Liverpool’s new number 20 wasn’t voted as The Tomkins Times’ man of the match for any game in October, which is unusual for a player of the month. But he certainly contributed to the final three games, scoring winners against Sheffield United and West Ham United, with an opening goal against FC Midtjylland sandwiched in between.
And while goals always capture the imagination, it’s more interesting to poke around in the less glamourous aspects of the game, to see what else a player offers. What was it Pep Lijnders said?
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