Loads of Liverpool fans were delighted to see a new goalkeeper come through the gates of Melwood and urged Jurgen Klopp to start him in their next match.
The man concerned is Marcelo Pitaluga, a 17-year-old who was unveiled on the club’s official website on Thursday after arriving from the Brazilian side Fluminense. Having been part of the Brazil squad that won the Under-17 World Cup last November, the youngster arrives with a promising track record of success.
Pitaluga may have arrived at Liverpool at the right time after the Reds fell to a shocking 7-2 defeat at Aston Villa last weekend, with some fans heavily scrutinising the showing of second choice shot-stopper Adrian.
With Alisson Becker expected to be out for up to six weeks, Klopp has a decision to make during the international break before they face league leaders Everton at Goodison Park on their return.
Should Marcelo Pitaluga start vs Everton?
With this in mind, some Liverpool supporters are keen to see Pitaluga start against their rivals from across Stanley Park, as they aim to erase the nightmare of Villa Park from their memories.
Fans want first team debut for Pitaluga
Start him in the derby please, cheers
— Gregoris Gkousis (@Gregoris96_YNWA) October 8, 2020
Start him in the Merseyside Derby. https://t.co/ZGwGKX96ZG
— Liam Andrews (@liamandrewsmk) October 8, 2020
Start against Everton, please.
— – (@AnfieldRd96) October 8, 2020
Start him and announce Adrian release
— SM💫 (@SauceLikeTaki) October 8, 2020
Monster of a keeper needs to start against Everton
— Mentality Monsters (@parkthebus8989) October 8, 2020
I love him already. Man has Pita in his name. He’s a whole snacc. Klopp wants him to wrap the premier league up.
— Walcantara (@waseem7_) October 8, 2020
Needs to start against Everton 👍🏼👍🏼
— Natasha (@tashaaa2000) October 8, 2020
HES A KEEPER pic.twitter.com/70sdMytmGd
— Don Daig (@Don_Daig) October 8, 2020
Thank you Liverpool.. I was tired of Adrian
— TEBZA..@M (@TEBZAPedi1) October 8, 2020
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