Danny Murphy has showered reward on Liverpool teen Jarell Quansah after his spectacular efficiency towards Wolves within the Premier League.
The previous Reds defender turned widespread soccer pundit has described him as “sleek”, suggesting there’s extra to return from him.
The 20-year-old – who has come by the academy ranks at Liverpool – was handed his first begin for the membership towards Wolves final Saturday (16 September).
He has already made his debut towards Newcastle United early within the season and Klopp didn’t hesitate to place him within the beginning line-up towards Wolves, as he was operating out of choices.
Virgil van Dijk was suspended, whereas there have been considerations over Ibrahima Konate’s health forward of the sport. With Trent Alexander-Arnold additionally lacking out, it offered Klopp with the proper alternative to blood the teen and he didn’t disappoint.
“Quansah, he’s been at Liverpool since he was a child. Younger lad, tall, he’s sleek. Did rather well, I assumed he did effectively,” Murphy informed the FIVE YouTube channel.
“The one space of concern with Liverpool has been on the again as a result of lots of people say, ‘with out Konate, who’s going to cowl Trent when he goes lacking? Matip, though he’s been nice, perhaps he’s misplaced his legs’. And this younger lad’s rising and appears to be answering just a few of these questions. I believe with Liverpool, there’s extra to return.”
The emergence of Quansah might save Liverpool tens of millions within the switch market. In the course of the summer season switch window, it felt just like the Reds most likely would signal yet one more centre-back.
Nonetheless, Klopp opted to bolster the midfield areas solely and saved his religion within the present defensive set-up. Plainly Quansah can now be a dependable choice for the remainder of the season.
Joel Matip has misplaced his legs and the health of each Gomez and Konate stays a giant concern. With Matip set to turn out to be a free agent on the finish of the season, chances are high excessive that the Reds will make investments closely in new defenders subsequent summer season.
The Reds made a robust begin to the season successful 4 of their final 5 Premier League video games, drawing the opposite one. Towards Wolves, the Reds got here from behind to seal all three factors, with two dramatic targets sealing the tie.
Liverpool will face West Ham on Sunday (24 September) within the Premier League at Anfield.