Virgil van Dijk was thrilled with the influence fellow centre-back Jarell Quansah made in his full debut for Liverpool, calling it a “excellent begin.”
With Van Dijk suspended, Ibrahima Konate not absolutely match and Joe Gomez wanted at right-back, Jurgen Klopp turned to Quansah for the journey to Wolves.
The 20-year-old made his first begin for the membership after two substitute appearances, producing a superb show as one of many standouts in a 3-1 victory.
After the sport, Van Dijk may very well be seen embracing the academy graduate, and talking forward of Liverpool’s conflict with LASK within the Europa League, he was requested about Quansah’s begin.
“Notably on the weekend, he was excellent for my part,” the captain mentioned.
“To play away at Wolves, troublesome sport, he got here off [for] the final 10 minutes, however the period of time he performed he was excellent.
“For him to remain cool-headed, do the job, very stable, he was somebody you would construct on in that sport.
“It was nice to see. I used to be very pleased with him, very happy for him.
“He ought to simply see it as the beginning, however it was an excellent begin. He has to maintain going, preserve working, continue learning.
“However he’s at an excellent membership, he’s in an excellent surroundings, he’s in an excellent group for my part, so preserve going.
“Hopefully he’ll be crucial within the now and sooner or later for the membership.”
With the membership opting in opposition to one other centre-back signing in the summertime switch window, Quansah stands to see extra sport time because the marketing campaign progresses.
It was an unpopular resolution amongst supporters as deadline day handed, with the likes of Levi Colwill, Micky van de Ven and Goncalo Inacio linked.
However Klopp clearly has religion in his No. 78 as backup to Van Dijk, Konate, Gomez and Joel Matip, with the Mail‘s Lewis Steele reporting that the supervisor blocked a summer time mortgage.
The journalist has defined that Quansah had “loads of presents to go away quickly once more,” having spent the second half of final season with Bristol Rovers.
Klopp is alleged to have “vetoed” any switch, as he “trusts” the teen to carry out when known as upon.