Liverpool fans slate Naby Keita's display vs Southampton

Naby Keita of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Liverpool FC at St Mary's Stadium on April 05, 2019 in...

The midfielder received criticism from some sections of Liverpool fans last night, despite getting his side back in the game before half-time.

Naby Keita of Liverpool FC goes down in the penalty area under a challenge from Ricardo Pereira and Jonny Evans of Leicester City but a penalty appeal is turned down during the Premier...

Liverpool earned a vital three points away at Southampton last night, but some Reds fans still took the time to criticise Naby Keita's performance on Twitter.

The Merseyside outfit returned to the top of the table after last night's win, and they are now two points ahead of second placed Manchester City, although they have played a game more than Pep Guardiola's side.

 

Liverpool actually trailed the Saints up until the 36th minute, when Keita equalised after a fine headed finish, but Reds fans were still not overly impressed with his performance in general.

The 24-year-old joined Liverpool from RB Leipzig in the summer of 2018, for a fee believed to be worth somewhere in the region of £52.75 million, but he has managed just one goal and one assist in 28 appearances in all competitions for Jürgen Klopp's side thus far. 

Naby Keita of Liverpool is challenged by James Rodriguez and Robert Lewandowski of Bayern Munich during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Liverpool and FC...

Those numbers are quite clearly not good enough for someone with so much talent, and many Liverpool fans took to Twitter after last night's game to criticise the Guinean's display...

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