For the majority of this season, the Spaniard has been in terrific form for the Reds. Thiago has been averaging a WhoScored player rating of 6.93 across the 2021-22 campaign.
Therefore, Keane recently waxed lyrical about the 31-year-old.
As quoted by HITC, he told ITV Sport the following: “In the last few months, we have seen his quality and composure.
“We knew he had that, but it was a difficult start to his career at Liverpool, with one or two injuries.
“I think there were question marks over whether he would deal with the physical side of the game. He’s dealt with that.
“He is just pure quality. Getting time and space on the ball. His decision-making. He affects games. Outstanding player.”
Anfield Watch Verdict
Liverpool signed Thiago from Bayern Munich for a transfer fee of £19.80 million back in the summer of 2020.
As Keane pointed out, the midfielder had an interrupted start to life at Anfield (injuries).
But, it would be fair to state that Thiago has put his early days at Liverpool behind him.
Also, the Spaniard's time at Anfield is far from done. Thiago is contracted until the conclusion of the 2023-24 campaign.
With that being the case, we look forward to watching him in the years to come.
Therefore, we can see Klopp resting Thiago on Tuesday night.