Diogo Jota has insisted he “could accept done better” on his Anfield admission and appear the instructions he was accustomed by Jurgen Klopp afore scoring his aboriginal ambition for Liverpool.
Liverpool appear the signing of Jota from Wolves in a £41 actor ($53m) accord beforehand in September, bringing to an end the forward’s absorbing three-year spell at Molineux.
The 23-year-old carved out a acceptability as one of the best activating attackers alfresco the top six during his time with Wolves, and has fabricated an clear alpha to his Reds career over the accomplished week.
The Portugal all-embracing fabricated his admission from the bank during a 7-2 beating of Lincoln in the Carabao Cup aftermost Thursday, afore actuality handed his aboriginal actualization at Anfield adjoin Arsenal on Monday night.
Jota was alien to the activity in the 80th minute, and anon injected a beginning atom into Liverpool’s advance as Jurgen Klopp’s ancillary dedicated a 2-1 lead.
He eventually closed all three credibility back he arrowed a advance into the basal bend of the net two account from time, and was subsequently mobbed by his new team-mates as the Premier League champions maintained their absolute alpha to the new season.
Jota was admiring to get off the mark for his new club in the top flight, but not absolutely annoyed with his achievement having squandered a brace of affairs afore his goal.
“It agency a lot,” the ex-Wolves brilliant told the Reds’ official website afterwards the 3-1 victory. “When you access at a aggregation that are apple champions, you consistently try to acclimate as bound as possible.
“The way they accustomed me is exceptional. I aloof acknowledge them for the way they accept accustomed me. I anticipate we can body up from actuality and do abundant things in the future.
“Obviously I could accept done better, I had a brace of affairs before. But I’m blessed with this – accepting my aboriginal ambition in my aboriginal bold [at Anfield].
“And I helped the aggregation allowance the result, that is the best important thing, that we got the three points.”
Jota went on to acknowledge the orders he was accustomed by Klopp afore advancing on for Sadio Mane, and that he believed he could accept a absolute appulse on the bold admitting actuality larboard out of the starting XI.
“Arsenal are arena absolutely able-bodied with acceptable momentum. So, he aloof told me to accumulate the acute that we were accomplishing actual able-bodied in the match,” he added.
“And with the ball, aloof be happy, comedy my best – and that’s what I approved to do. I anticipate in the end he was admiring with that.
“When we are on the bank we are watching the bold closely, with attention. We apperceive we could appear on at any moment and we could accept a adventitious to adjudge the bold in the few moments that we are on. That’s what I try to do – consistently be focused.
“And back I’m on the angle I’m consistently accessible to do my best.”