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“I’ll be honest, watching Gakpo, I didn’t think he had this,” Carragher told Sky Sports. “I thought he’s got to play centrally. I don’t really see him as a wide player even though that was his role at PSV, because I didn’t think he had the pace.

“But the running power he has here was absolutely fantastic. And that finish is world-class. That’s how the best players in world football finish. From the tightest of angles, and don’t forget how far he has run, he must have been knackered.

“You see the celebration in front of the Kop, but he for me was the big revelation of the day, and maybe there are signs of a new front three blossoming right now.”