New Liverpool star Diogo Jota has been tipped to ‘go higher’ at some point in future thanks to his ‘very strong personality’.

That’s the opinion of former Portugal Under 21 teammate Stephen Eustaquio, who has hailed the Reds forward for his ‘humble’ nature.

Jota joined Liverpool in a £40.23m deal from Wolves in the summer after three impressive years at Molineux, where he originally arrived on loan from Atlético Madrid in 2017.

He has been an instant hit on Merseyside, with seven goals in 11 games in all competitions for the club, including four goals in three games in the Champions League.

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The 23-year-old is looking likely to enjoy the same kind of rise that others have had at Liverpool under Jürgen Klopp, with fellow forwards such as Sadio Mané and Mohamed Salah having had rapid rises under the German’s leadership.

Former teammate Eustaquio is certainly predicting big things, believing Jota could leave Anfield in future.

“Jota was in Paços, Atlético, Porto, Liverpool. He works a lot,” he told Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia.

“He is a very hard-working person, very delicate with the ball; he plays a lot. He is not going to stay there; he is going to go higher.

“I shared a dressing room with him, he was captain of the Portugal Under-21 team, and in bad times he showed a very strong personality.

“He is a very humble person and deserves to be where he is.”