Liverpool fans have sympathised with midfielder Takumi Minamino following his slow start to life at Anfield since his January move.
The Japan international made his Premier League debut during his side’s 2-1 win against Wolves and then started during the 2-2 draw against Shrewsbury Town on Sunday, admitting in that timeframe that he was not happy with how he performed. Minamino joined from RB Salzburg for £7.25m at the beginning of the winter window as he continues to settle in on Merseyside.
The 25-year-old was praised by manager Jurgen Klopp despite being disappointed by his expectations, describing his outing as a “super start”, but was blasted by some segments of the fanbase. However, others felt sorry for him and made their feelings clear on social media. One fan said that he just needs time to settle down and he will become “amazing”.
Check out some of the best comments from Liverpool fans down below…
Just needs time and will be come amazing
— LucasLfcSingh Reds for life Ynwa (@Singh5Lucas) January 27, 2020
I really hope he doesn’t put pressure on himself. Take your time son
— majdos (@quasydomo) January 27, 2020
He’s gonna push himself too hard and destroy his own confidence. Fabinho or even Robbo should say how long it took for them to get into our lineup
— Michael (@Mickle0002) January 27, 2020
He will become amazing for us. Just needs some time Tamaru San 🙏🏼
— LFC Views (@Mobyhaque1) January 27, 2020
The other players have had multiple training sessions & matches to find their groove in klopp’s system so its unrealistic to expect him to be at his best this early in the piece.
— Errol Johnson (@ErrolJohnson18) January 27, 2020
It’s great he wants to play better but he has just arrived. He is gonna be another Firmino eventually.
— ςק (@xcpdawsonx) January 27, 2020
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