Graeme Souness was blown away by Harry Wilson’s “perfect” free-kick after the loaned-out Liverpool forward scored for Bournemouth in their XXX Manchester City at the Vitality Stadium on Sunday.
Wilson, 22, scored his second goal in as many games when he curled the ball into the top corner to beat City goalkeeper Ederson in first-half stoppage time.
Harry Wilson, take a bow! ????
It's an absolutely superb free-kick from the Welshman as it flies into the top corner! ????
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) August 25, 2019
Liverpool legend Souness was in the Sky Sports studio at half time to rave about Wilson’s goal and he was quick to suggest that no goalkeeper in the world would have been able to keep it out.
“We know he’s good at set-pieces,” said Souness on Sky Sports Premier League on Sunday [02:57pm]. “It’s totally unstoppable.
“It goes in off the post, the goalkeeper’s got no chance of getting there, he’s at full stretch.
“It’s just a perfect strike.
“When you see a goal like that you just have to hold your hands up and say ‘there’s nothing I can do about it’.
Wilson was in superb form for Derby last season and he has already started well in his loan stay at Bournemouth. Last term, the Wales international was one of the best players in the Championship as he scored 18 goals and supplied six assists in 49 appearances across all competitions. Derby might not have reached the play-off final without the Liverpool attacker and now Bournemouth look as though they may be having to rely on his goalscoring abilities this season in the Premier League. If he can keep up this form then Jurgen Klopp has to pay attention. Wilson is playing so well at the moment that if he was available for selection at Liverpool next week, surely he would be named on the bench as a back-up option for someone like Mohamed Salah or Sadio Mane. Xherdan Shaqiri and Divock Origi are doing that at the moment but wouldn’t it be great to see an academy product like Wilson serving in that role instead? He’s clearly good enough at the moment so let’s see how he performs for the rest of the campaign.