Cape Town - New Liverpool signing Naby
Keita is a complete player and will be a great asset for the Premier League
outfit, according to former Red Xabi Alonso.
Keita will officially complete his transfer
from RB Leipzig on July 1 and Alonso believes the Guinea international has all
the ingredients to become a valuable member of manager Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool
"He's a big personality. He has the
hunger, the will to compete, and after in football terms he's an all-round
midfielder," Alonso told the club's official website.
"(He's) Good with the ball, he runs
and dribbles very quickly with the ball, but he also likes to make things tick
in the midfield.
"I think for this position in front of
the holding midfielder, or even as a holding midfielder (or) close to the front
three, he can have that role to find the space and to be up there. So (he's a) good signing.
"He will have to adapt to the idea (of
Klopp's philosophy), but I don't think that he will have many problems because
he's a great player and very complete.
"(Under) Jurgen you need to do (play
like) 'bang, bang, bang' and if he gets it, he will do well."
Keita made 39 appearances for Leipzig
across all competitions in the 2017/18 season, scoring nine goals and providing