According to a report from Liverpool Echo, on-loan winger Harry Wilson has attracted Jurgen Klopp’s attention with his excellent performances for Hull City. His most recent performance against Burton Albion was absolutely phenomenal. Hull won 5-0 and Wilson was undoubtedly the star of the game as he chipped in with an early goal.
In fact, he has played a starring role for the Championship outfit ever since he joined them in the January transfer window. In 7 league starts, Wilson has 5 goals and 3 assists to his name and U23s boss Neil Critchley believes that the performance has impressed Klopp to a great extent.
Wilson had to make a name for himself before harbouring hopes of becoming a mainstay in the Liverpool first-team. Since joining Hull, the youngster has proven that he is more than capable of handling pressure.
If he continues this way, Wilson could stand a solid chance of making it to the first-team next season and Critchley seems to agree with it.
“That move was the right thing at the right time for him. He’s gone there and he’s banging goals galore in, assisting, winning penalties,” Critchley said.
“He’s gone to the Championship which is extremely tough. It’s a war of attrition that league. It’s Saturday-Tuesday every week, and you have to prove yourself every single game. You don’t get a lot of rest.
“He went to a team that was down at the bottom of the table, and they’ve obviously picked up, won some games and he’s contributed to that. He’s proved that he’s more than capable of playing at that level.
“He went away with his country recently and scored on his 21st birthday so he’s been in a real rich vein of form.
“If you keep scoring goals, you get noticed. We’re talking about him now, aren’t we? He’s in a really good place at the moment, and hopefully he can carry it on.
“Goalscorers are very difficult to leave out of the team or to take off the pitch because they can change games for you. Harry is a game-changer.
“He’s had a fantastic start but he’ll want to finish the season the way he is now and then come pre-season, I’m sure he’ll be thinking of being in and around the Liverpool squad for next season,” concluded the U23s boss.
Regardless of how he performs now, Wilson will have another golden opportunity to prove himself during the pre-season. The squad will be threadbare due to the upcoming World Cup, thus providing scope for him and other on-loan players like Sheyi Ojo and Ryan Kent to make a mark for themselves.
Liverpool target’s agent claims player is happy at current club
Ousmane Dembele’s agent, Moussa Sissoko, has claimed that the Frenchman is not looking to leave Barcelona.
“The club is happy with Ousmane.
“Dembele doesn’t care about criticisms. Some of them are unfair. He is 20, he plays for Barcelona and he had a great start to the season.”
The agent further claimed that the player has to do better and the Frenchman was sick for a while which led to a few controversies.
Sissoko added that the national team manager and Barcelona’s Eric Abidal were happy with the attacker.
“Ousmane keeps working for a big club, the manager likes him and the same goes for Deschamps. I know Abidal is also very happy with how he is training and working for his club.”
Dembele seems to be doing better when compared to the same time frame last season. The Frenchman has scored four goals from 11 La Liga games and has one from two Champions League ties.
The former Borussia Dortmund player would be an amazing signing for the Reds, but we would have to pay a huge amount to sign him from Barcelona.
The 21-year-old would certainly improve our attack, and it will be interesting to see what our activity would be in the winter window.
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The former AS Roma star has had a brilliant start to his Premier League campaign and has conceded just five goals from 12 games.
Speaking ahead of Brazil’s friendly against Uruguay, the Independent quoted Alisson saying:
“I came here for a high price and some people expect to me to be perfect – it is not easy but I’m trying.”
Alisson added he is working to be perfect in between the sticks and wants to get better with each game.
“I am really, really happy with my move to the Premier League. I’m working really hard to help Liverpool to achieve their goals and also for the Brazil national team.”
Alisson praised our defence for giving him an easy time at the back and claimed that he has to concentrate a lot in games.
“One thing that is important here is the concentration and focus. They are asking me to be really mentally strong.
“My team have a really great defence so it is not often the ball comes near my net.”
The Brazilian has been an excellent signing for the Reds this season, but there have been a few instances where he could have done better.
The goal against Leicester City and one against Arsenal could have been avoided, and hopefully, he will get better in the coming months.
(Photo) Liverpool star pictured training with rival Evertonian for international side
Liverpool summer signing Fabinho is still getting into the groove of things at Anfield. The former Monaco midfielder was slowly integrated into the team by Jurgen Klopp, and the Brazilian has a couple of quality outings under his belt.
Fabinho is a proper defensive midfielder but the Brazilian knows how to pick a pass too. Despite not starting regularly for the Reds, the 25-year-old is a constant in the national side and recently shared a picture of him training with the team during the international break.
The 25-year-old was seen alongside Everton midfielder Richarlison and a few others as they went through the paces.
Mais um dia. Vamos! 💨🇧🇷 📸 Lucas Figueiredo / CBF pic.twitter.com/8Q0IUN1Jag
— Fabinho (@_fabinhotavares) November 13, 2018
Fabinho’s introduction has seen Klopp devise a 4-2-3-1 formation where the 25-year-old plays as one of our two midfielders.
The Brazilian has looked comfortable in that position but has to work on his reactions in the Premier League.
The former Monaco man was excellent in our 4-0 win over Red Star Belgrade a few weeks ago but wasn’t great in the 1-1 draw against Arsenal.
He was much better in the 2-0 win over Fulham but we are yet to see the best of the midfielder. With just a third of the campaign done, Fabinho has time on his side to get even better this season.
It will be interesting to see how we deal with the packed festive schedule, but there is no doubt Fabinho will play a crucial role for Liverpool in the rest of the season.
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