Marko Grujic could not have wished for a better start to his Liverpool career.
Okay, it is only a friendly against Fleetwood Town, but a goal 12 minutes into his debut is the sort of thing Grujic that would have been dreaming about since joining the Reds back in January.
The 20-year-old midfielder was not signed from Red Star Belgrade for his goalscoring, but showed great composure when he popped up in the box to collect Alberto Moreno’s cross.
Grujic could have lashed wildly at the ball first time, but took his time and calmly picked his spot through a congested penalty area. Watch the Serbian’s first goal in a Liverpool shirt below!
Marko Grujic 1st goal for Liverpool… https://t.co/m02cTXCzdJ
— LFCMostar (@LFCMostar) July 13, 2016
It was not Grujic’s only involvement in the first half at Highbury. He also won a penalty which Danny Ings missed and struck the post. Reds fans and journalists on Twitter were very impressed!
Only a friendly and I remember Aspas lighting up pre-season games but very impressive start to Marko Grujic’s #LFC career here
— James Pearce (@JamesPearceEcho) July 13, 2016
— The Redmen TV (@TheRedmenTV) July 13, 2016
Grujic and Mane both looking very impressive! #LFC
— LiverpoolFans (@LiverpoolFans1) July 13, 2016
I know it’s only a pre season game against Fleetwood, but Grujic looks like a top talentCan’t wait to see how he develops under Klopp
— • (@Emre_Magic) July 13, 2016
Honestly it looks like Grujic for £5m is an absolute steal. His physical presence and confidence is impressive. #lfc
— Max (@Sefendo) July 13, 2016
Don’t wanna get too carried away but if Pogba is worth 100mill then Grujic is worth 300!!!!!
— LFC News (@LFCTransferNRS) July 13, 2016
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