Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Naby Keita's Europa League display

Naby Keita of RB Leipzig in action during UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Napoli and RB Leipzig at the Stadio San Paolo on February 15, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

Naby Keita picked up a superb assist in RB Leipzig's 2-1 win over Zenit St Petersburg.

Leipzig's Guinean midfielder Naby Keita plays the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match RB Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund in Leipzig, eastern Germany, on March 3,...

Liverpool may be focused on this weekend's crucial game against bitter rivals Manchester United, but one Anfield-bound player was in action on Thursday night.

The Reds can go back to second place with a win over United, and manager Jurgen Klopp will head into the weekend impressed with the display of Naby Keita.

The RB Leipzig midfielder, 23, has starred in Germany, and penned a deal with Liverpool back in August, with his move to Anfield set to go through this summer.

Leipzig's Guinean midfielder Naby Keita runs with the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match between VfL Wolfsburg and RB Leipzig on December 12, 2017 in Wolfsburg.

Liverpool fans are excited about the imminent arrival of the Guinean midfielder, and he has notched seven gaols and four assists this season in an impressive campaign once again.

On Thursday night, Keita was in action for Leipzig as they took on Zenit St Petersburg in the last 16 of the Europa League, and he made a real impression.

After Bruma had put Leipzig in front, Keita went on a driving run through midfield before playing a perfect pass for Timo Werner to make it 2-0, with Domenico Criscito bagging a late goal for Zenit.

Player of SSC Napoli Kalidou Koulibaly vies with RB Leipzig player Naby Keita during UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Napoli and RB Leipzig at the Stadio San Paolo on February...

Having seen Keita conjure up a superb moment of magic for Leipzig, Liverpool fans took to Twitter to rave about his display, suggesting that he is everything that Manchester United's Paul Pogba thinks he is, but never will be.

Others simply can't wait for Keita to arrive at Liverpool, suggesting that he will become even better under Jurgen Klopp, and he can thrive supplying Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah in the same way he teed up Werner to score against Zenit.

Naby Keita of RB Leipzig in action during UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Napoli and RB Leipzig at the Stadio San Paolo on February 15, 2018 in Naples, Italy.

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