Regardless of headlines of Luis Diaz ‘dreaming’ of Barcelona, the Liverpool winger’s father didn’t, actually, recommend he was pushing for a transfer to the Nou Camp.
It could appear premature for Diaz Sr. to tout his son for a transfer away from Anfield, given the membership’s outpouring of assist for the household in current weeks.
Saturday noticed Luis Manuel Diaz, his spouse Cilenis Marulanda and their prolonged household arrive in Liverpool by way of a non-public jet chartered by the membership, as they put together to spend Christmas on Merseyside.
However the weekend has additionally introduced headlines of Diaz’s “dream” to play for Barcelona, following an interview from Diaz Sr. with Win Sports activities in Colombia.
– Liverpool Echo
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There was no ‘switch declare’ or ‘switch warning’, although, and Diaz definitely wasn’t ‘tipped to ditch Anfield’.
Diaz Sr. did concede that, as a boyhood Barcelona supporter like many in South America, it will be the 26-year-old’s “dream” to play for the membership.
? “Hasta el momento él (Luis) no me ha dicho nada sobre el Barcelona, pero es cierto que Luis es seguidor del Barcelona y sería un su sueño llegar allá” Luis Manuel Díaz, padre de Luis Díaz. pic.twitter.com/JNEz31AVeL
— Win Sports activities TV (@WinSportsTV) November 17, 2023
However there was no suggestion that he was pushing for a transfer, merely an trustworthy reply to a direct query.
“The reality is that I do know little or no about Barcelona in the meanwhile,” he defined, by way of Sport Witness.
“It’s true that Luis is a loyal Barcelona fan and it will be his dream to go there.
“Thus far I want to thank Porto and Liverpool for the way in which they welcomed him and acquired him.
“Luis is a participant who finds it straightforward to win [fans] over due to the way in which he’s, due to his humility, his work, his dedication. He’s a really disciplined participant, thank God.
“There could be no downside if Luis got here to Barcelona as a result of it’s a prime workforce and among the best on the planet.”
Whereas it’s removed from ideally suited that Diaz’s father is discussing different golf equipment in a public interview, there isn’t a expectation that he’ll depart Liverpool any time quickly.
It’s uncommon for a participant from South America not to have aspirations of enjoying for both Barcelona or Actual Madrid – that’s simply the truth.
Liverpool have contended with this up to now as each Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho compelled by means of strikes to Barcelona, although they’ve additionally seen growing loyalty, with Roberto Firmino a main instance.
If Diaz does need a transfer to the Nou Camp sooner or later, Jurgen Klopp is not going to stand in his manner – however don’t get carried away by the headlines but.