Liverpool fans had the chance to watch new signing Luis Diaz in action for the first team when the Colombia attacker came on as a second half substitute during the FA Cup fourth round clash with English Championship strugglers Cardiff City. Colombia international Diaz came on as a 58th substitute for young midfielder Curtis Jones.
Colombia national team star Diaz became a Liverpool player just before the end of the winter transfer window last month. Liverpool had to fast forward their plans to sign the attacker from FC Porto when Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur showed serious interest in signing him. Initially, Liverpool wanted to sign him from Portuguese giants FC Porto when this summer’s transfer window opens. In the end, the player choose Liverpool ahead of Spurs in a £50m deal including add-ons. Liverpool agreed an initial fee of £37.5m for the Colombian plus £12.5m in add-ons. Read more