Deeney hailed form of Cody Gakpo compared to a young Henry.

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Birmingham forward Troy Deeney hailed the performance of Liverpool forward Cody Gakpo in their 7-0 home win over Manchester United in a similar way to Thierry Henry.

The Dutch international star scored his first and third goals for the team at Anfield. After a slow start since coming to football with the “Reds”. Whose performances in the game against the “Red Devils” are greatly admired by Deeney. Compared to Henry, the legendary Arsenal player  UFABET 

“It’s the old three-man style.” Deeney told Match of the Day 2. “They’re younger, faster, they’re stronger. and very flexible It’s special to see all three in attack [Salah, Kakpo and Nunez].”

“For the Gakpo to go in the middle, he’s like Bobby Firmino version 2.0! He didn’t always settle down there. He also fell backwards.”

“Awesome touch and a great finish. A cool finish, he’s like a young Thierry Henry in the way he finishes.

“Both Nunez and Cody Gakpo are 23 years old. Their limits are going through the ceiling. It was a transition period for Liverpool. When they got it right they were really scary.

First and foremost is the excellent physique. With a height of 193 meters, the weight ranges from 170 to 175 kilograms. And with a muscular body. Gakpo is sure to be able to compete with defensive players who tend to be of great physique. both in terms of tackling and playing the ball in the air. But what is interesting is that Gakpo is a player with a strong lower center of gravity. Therefore often in competition. Even though he was squeezed, pulled, pushed, he still managed to dominate the ball. Fall and get up quickly to continue playing. It is another important strength that makes him very involved in the team’s offensive game.