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Pep Lijnders reveals Liverpool's scouting report on Luis Diaz

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Liverpool assistant manager Pep Lijnders has opened up on a trip he took to watch Luis Diaz at Porto shortly prior to his move to Anfield, while the Dutchman also revealed Jurgen Klopp's early assessment of the winger.

Diaz left Porto back in January and it looked as if he would be joining Tottenham, only for Liverpool to swoop in at the 11th hour to sign the Colombian instead.

Lijnders took notes on Diaz's performance, and some of his observations were recorded in the book.

Lijnders then took this report to Klopp, who said that Diaz "is a game changer."

In Lijnders's new book, 'Intensity: Inside Liverpool FC - Our Identity', he revealed that he personally went to watch Diaz three weeks prior to his eventual transfer.

The match Lijnders attended saw Porto come from 2-0 down against Estoril to win 3-2, with Diaz playing a crucial role in the comeback.

"Can dribble, goes easily, outplay/slides left and right passing the defenders.
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