In a Liverpool defence which appeared like that they had “met within the automobile park,” Jurgen Klopp believes Jarell Quansah made a “assertion” on his full debut.
After back-to-back appearances off the bench towards Newcastle and Aston Villa, Quansah made his first begin for Liverpool on their journey to Wolves.
It got here in troublesome circumstances, with Ibrahima Konate not absolutely match and Virgil van Dijk suspended, and the 20-year-old got here right into a disjointed again line.
Joe Gomez and Joel Matip struggled on the other aspect of the defence within the first half at Molineux, however Quansah remained composed and stayed that means when Liverpool discovered type after the break.
Talking after his aspect’s 3-1 victory, Klopp was requested how he felt his No. 78 coped with the event.
“He did nicely, eh? He did very well, was actually good. It’s a pleasant, fantastic expertise for him,” the supervisor replied.
“He got here on now at all times in very decisive moments. It’s not that he got here on to shut video games or no matter, we needed to do one thing there.
“In the present day he was good, I’ve to say.
“In such a disorganised group like we have been within the first half, being the one who appears form of alright is an announcement, completely.
“So actually pleased for him, he’s clearly fairly pleased within the second as nicely. Good boy.”
The truth that Quansah was in a position to impress regardless of the struggles elsewhere is a testomony to his high quality, with the teenager unfazed by the battle in entrance of him.
Klopp added to the feedback from his press convention in a post-match interview with BBC Sport, through which he joked that it felt like the remainder of his defence had “met within the automobile park.”
“He did exceptionally nicely. In possession as nicely he was calm,” the supervisor defined.
“It was like we had simply met within the automobile park earlier than the sport with the organisation within the first half!
“However he performed very well.”
Quansah lasted 82 minutes earlier than being pressured off with cramp, having spent the worldwide break working on the AXA Coaching Centre after pulling out of England U20s responsibility.
Whereas absences nearly pressured his inclusion, it’s clear that Klopp and his employees have excessive hopes for the Warrington-born defender.