Jamie Carragher suggests Danny Ings has been Liverpool’s best player this season

Jamie Carragher seems to be impressed with Danny Ings’ performances for Liverpool so far this season.

Jamie Carragher has told Sky Sports that Danny Ings has been Liverpool’s best player so far this season.

The former Liverpool defender made the comments ahead of the Merseyside derby between Everton and the Reds at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon.

“Christian Benteke has been the big-money signing - he is out at the moment - but you could argue that Danny Ings has been Liverpool's best player this season,” Carragher told Sky Sports.

“Every time he has come on, he has made an impact, he has got goals, and there looked like there was a little link there with Sturridge.”

Ings moved to Liverpool in the summer transfer window after leaving Burnley, who got relegated to the Championship at the end of last season.

The 23-year-old forward scored 11 goals and created 35 chances in 35 Premier League appearances for Burnley during the 2014-15 campaign.

The Englishman had a pass accuracy of 71% and a shot accuracy of 43%, and won 25 headers, 57 dribbles and 27 tackles.

The former Bournemouth man has struggled to play regularly for Liverpool so far this campaign, having been able to make only four Premier League appearances.

Ings has scored one goal and created four chances in those four league matches, while having a pass accuracy of 70% and a shot accuracy of 80%.

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