TAKUMI MINAMINO scored a superb goal for Southampton against Chelsea today – and it’s not the first time a Liverpool loanee has done this.
The 26-year-old Japanese midfielder kept his cool to sit Chelsea keeper Edouard Mendy down before slotting home.
Takumi Minamino scored a fine goal for Southampton against ChelseaCredit: Getty Images – Getty
The goal came completely against the run of play as Thomas Tuchel‘s side had completely dominated the game at St Mary’s.
In 2013 Oussama Assaidi was on loan at Stoke when he netted a belter in a 3-2 Premier League win for the Potters.
A year later it was Fabio Borini’s turn when he scored in a 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge.
It was even sweeter for Borini after he had been shown the door by the Blues earlier in his career.
Assaidi made only 12 appearances in all competitions for Liverpool before he joined Al-Ahli Dubai on a free transfer.
The Moroccan is currently without a club at the age of 32.
Borini, meanwhile, is currently plying his trade with Turkish side Fatih Karagumruk.
The 29-year-old Italian made 25 appearances for Liverpool in the same three-year spell as Assaidi before joining Sunderland permanently.
Oussama Assaidi was delighted to score against Chelsea in 2013Credit: Action Images – Reuters
Fabio Borini was Sunderland’s hero in 2014 with the winner against ChelseaCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Borini scored just two goals in his spell at Anfield.
He has a single cap for Italy – that came in 2012 in a friendly against United States.
Minamino jpoined Liverpool in January last year from RB Salzburg.
But after just 19 appearances later he has been shipped out on loan to Southampton for the rest of the season.
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