Jürgen Klopp explained that the teenager Curtis Jones is “100 percent” on track to play at the Liverpool first team in the future, following his wonder goal sent the Reds in the FA Cup fourth round against Everton on Sunday.
The Scouse 18-year-old capped it off with a hit into the corner of Jordan Pickford’s goal and set in an impressive screen.
“He’s an incredible player, Scouser, quite convinced, can not wait to play at the first group,” the Liverpool manager said following the match.
A lineup was chosen by Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti, however, it had been not able to conquer the second series – further diminished by an injury to the James Milner in the game of Liverpool.
“I watched a sensationally great performance in the amateur group,” said Klopp.
“For a whole lot of gamers, it had been the very first time playing this type of point, before the audience, against this particular opponent.
“It was exceptional, I adored it. I adored each second of the game.”
Everton had quite a few opportunities in the first half however shots in Mason Holgate Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison could find.
The Toffees have not defeated Liverpool at Anfield in 23 games. They look to do so after the lineups were announced, however, the Toffees could not take their opportunities.
Pedro Chirivella and Adam Lallana impressed in midfield while also the experienced Joe Gomez along with the right-back Neco Williams stood out at the back. However, Jones stole the show to proceed.
Klopp said of Jones, “I have known him for three-and-a-half years; he has made enormous steps and is a Liverpool player if nothing odd happens, 100 percent.
“He scores this type of goal: I am surprised.”
The goal could mean, he getting more minutes for the senior team and if he continues producing this sort of performances, sky is the limit for the youngster.