Liverpool now have two ways of playing with one player key in that, according to former Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood. Jurgen Klopp’s men hammered Leeds 6-0 at Anfield on Wednesday to close the gap on Premier League leaders Manchester City to just three points. A double each from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and a goal apiece for Joel Matip and Virgil van Dijk secured an easy victory.
But it was Thiago, who particularly impressed Sherwood for his control of the game.
The Reds dominated possession with 64% and made more than 300 more passes than their Yorkshire rivals. And Thiago was at the hub for the hosts before being replaced on 68 minutes by Jordan Henderson.
Sherwood believes Thiago’s influence means Klopp’s men can now play a possession game and can rival Man City with …