Paddy Pimblett claims Nunez will score more goals than Haaland

Paddy Pimblett believes Darwin Nunez is a more complete forward.

UFC fighter Paddy Pimblett has backed Liverpool’s most expensive player of all-time ahead of Erling Haaland for the upcoming season.

He arrived at a deal worth £85 million whereas Haaland came for just £51.2 million at Etihad this summer.

Nunez initially struggled to score in the pre-season games but managed to blast four past RB Leipzig last night.

“Nunez or Mo Salah,” Pimblett when asked by BT Sport about who will be top scorer this season. “I’ve got complete faith in Nunez though, I think he’ll score more goals than Haaland this year.”

“I believe in him,” said the 27-year-old. “I’ve been laughed at today on Twitter already because I said in an interview that I think he’ll score more goals than Haaland this year.

“But I really do. Haaland is very injury-prone and I think he’ll miss a good portion of the season through injuries. Nunez is the type of player… he doesn’t miss games, he wants to play every game, like (Luis) Suarez.”


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