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Crystal Palace boss Vieira wary of Liverpool ace Nunez: The profile of a modern centre-forward

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Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira says they've prepared for Darwin Nunez ahead of tonight's clash at Liverpool.

Liverpool are back in Premier League action tonight and will be looking to claim a first three points of the new season, having been held by Fulham on the opening weekend. One individual who shone for Jurgen Klopp's side at Craven Cottage was Nunez, who was involved in both of the Reds' two goals scored.

"We watch games, watch football, watch it from all around Europe. He was scoring goals at his previous team and he's well known as a striker. The players know about him," he told Crystal Palace's official website.

The Frenchman continued: “He can run in behind, stretch the opposition team. He's closing down back fours and centre-backs. He doesn't give them much time on the ball – he's a fighter, he's determined and a hard working centre-forward.

“He's the profile of a modern centre-forward who defends really well and works hard but at the same time runs in behind and scores goals. When you look at his price tag, you're not surprised. He's the complete striker."

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