All through his Liverpool profession thus far, Darwin Nunez has supplied 9 assists, and each help has been to 1 man: Mohamed Salah.
It is a degree of exclusivity that is indicative of the bond the 2 have created, not simply on the sphere, however off it as properly.
In matches in opposition to Everton, Tottenham, Man Metropolis and Brighton, the Uruguayan has solely had eyes for Salah and the variety of assists is a membership document.
Nunez has 9 assists in his Reds profession so far and all 9 have been for Salah, the longest by a Liverpool participant to the identical teammate in all competitions in the course of the Premier League period.
The latest outing in opposition to Brentford noticed Nunez lengthen the run and within the Premier League alone, solely Kevin Campbell has a greater document for many first assists to the identical participant (10 forward of Ian Wright).
Within the league, Nunez has scored seven targets for Salah since arriving final season – and the present marketing campaign has already heralded a much bigger return, with 5 assists.
The duo have been amongst Liverpool’s greatest performing gamers within the first eighteen video games and in accordance with Opta they’ve created probably the most possibilities (19) within the Premier League this season.
It ought to come as no shock that the pair are doing properly on the pitch, with Salah making certain Nunez felt comfy in his environment when he first arrived, even when they did not share a standard language.
“At first it was very troublesome to get used to the crew. However as time went on, they put me comfy. I had a dialog with Salah that helped me quite a bit,” Nunez stated in August final yr.
Nunez has made 53 appearances alongside Salah at Liverpool thus far, probably the most of any of his teammates; that they had a mixed targets contribution of 11 throughout that point.