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Liverpool 'phenomenal talent' move hailed

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Wycombe Wanderers manager Gary Waddock has hailed Liverpool's signing of youngster Jordon Ibe.

The 16-year-old, who scored on his Chairboys debut against Sheffield Wednesday earlier this season, has been linked with Fulham and Manchester United.

But Liverpool have been confirmed as the winners of the race for Ibe, and Waddock believes it's a great move for the youngster.

"It's a fantastic move for him," said Gary Waddock. "He's a phenomenal talent which is why we gave him a chance to show what he can do at first-team level.

"Obviously we wanted to keep him, but we didn't want to stand in the way of an opportunity he deserves.

"I have no doubt in my mind that he will go on to become a big star and I will be keeping a close eye on his progress.

"I would like to wish him and his family all the best for the future."

After the reported addition of Seyi Ojo from Milton Keynes Dons, Ibe represents a second signing from Liverpool that again signals their direction towards building a foundation of young players.

Liverpool also added Jordan Henderson and Sebastian Coates in the summer, and the addition of Ibe sees a continuation of their young player ethos.

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