The football, it’s gone! Where is it? This is awful isn’t it? The Premier League has been suspended until April at least amind the global health crisis. A sensible decision, I’m sure we can all agree. We need to look for the positives in Liverpool’s first title in 30 years being prevented by an unpredictable pandemic. The Premier League suspension should give Naby Keita a boost.

The Premier League suspension could give Naby Keita a boost.

The Premier League suspension could give Naby Keita a boost. (Photo by John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Keita was a club record signing when he joined Liverpool.

The Reds paid RB Leipzig £48m for the Guinean midfielder back in 2017, with him remaining in the German Bundesliga on loan for the 2017/18 season.

Since linking up with his teammates on Merseyside, Nabs has endured a hit and miss start to his Liverpool career.

He is a classic case of a player with buckets of potential but an unreliable injury record.

Throughout his time at Anfield the ex-Leipzig man has continuously showed bursts of brilliance but time and again, just when he seems to be getting a run in the side he pulls up with injury.

 

In December we saw the Guinean bag three goals and an assist in three games, he also put in a world beating performance when The Reds battered Leicester City 4-0 at the King Power.

The Premier League suspension gives Naby Keita time to build his fitness and come back stronger when the competition resumes. He has only just returned from injury.

Many level headed Kopites believe that he will come good if he can stay fit, the suspension means that there are no games to potentially miss through injury – he can just build his strength up without scrutiny.

Hopefully next season we see a fully fit Naby Keita finally deliver on his tremendous potential.

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