Football

Liverpool starlet ready for his 'big chance'

Robinson started against Udinese earlier this month (©GettyImages)
Robinson started against Udinese earlier this month (©GettyImages).

Liverpool youngster Jack Robinson is keen to take his chance in the Reds first-team, and eager to nail down the left-back role at Anfield.

The 19-year-old has made a handful of appearances for Liverpool so far in his short career, but feels he has a big chance this season under Brendan Rodgers.

The new Reds boss has given the Anfield academy players plenty of opportunities this season, including 17-year-old Raheem Sterling, 19-year-old England youth international Andre Wisdom and 18-year-old Spanish starlet Suso.

And Robinson is eager to follow his academy teammates from youth set-up to first-team.

"I think this is a big chance for me to impress this season," Robinson told Liverpoolfc.com. "This year has been the best year for me. I've been injury free and managed to get a few games for the first team, so it has been really good so far.

"As long as I can keep improving in my game and show the manager what I can do then hopefully he'll give me a few more chances. If I get the chance then I'm sure I can make that position mine one day."

Robinson came through the academy alongside the likes of Sterling and Wisdom, and has watched them shine for the Liverpool first-team.

The Reds left-back was handed his first-ever ever European start at Anfield against Udinese earlier this month, and the youngster hopes to get more opportunities in the cup in the coming weeks.

Liverpool face Anzhi at Anfield in the Europa League and Swansea in the Capital One Cup, and Brendan Rodgers could use these matches to run the rule over a few more of his talented youngsters, Robinson included.

The 19-year-old starlet has Jose Enrique in front of him at the moment, but Robinson is putting the Spaniard, who is returning from injury, under a bit of pressure for his place.

The Warrington-born defender received a call-up to the England under-21's last week, but illness prevented him from playing for Stuart Pearce's side against Serbia.

Topics:
Europa League
Football
Premier League
Liverpool
Jack Robinson

Article Comments

Trending

Read more