Football

Adam Lallana names Jordan Rossiter as best young player at Liverpool

Published 4 Comments

Football News
24/7

Liverpool playmaker Adam Lallana has named Jordan Rossiter as the best young player at Anfield.

The England international name-checked Rossiter while performing a quick-fire question-and-answer session for The Redmen TV. (Scroll down this page to see the video).

Lallana could have selected the likes of Jordon Ibe, Divock Origi, João Carlos Teixeira or Allan Rodrigues de Souza, but it was Rossiter who has impressed the attacking midfielder the most.

SUBMIT AN ARTICLE

Apply to become a GMS writer by signing up and submitting a 250-word test article: http://gms.to/haveyoursay5

Article continues below

Rossiter, an 18-year-old Liverpudlian who made his first-team debut against Arsenal earlier this season, is widely regarded as one of the most talented youngsters at Anfield.

Liverpool great Robbie Fowler has even likened the teenager to club legend Steven Gerrard.

Article continues below

Video: Lallana names Rossiter as best youngster

Scroll to 2 mins 12 seconds...

Liverpool could lose Jordan Rossiter

However, Liverpool currently face a battle to hold on to the England Under-19 international: his contract expires at the end of this season and an agreement is yet to be reached between the player and club.

The Mirror understand that a host of Champions League clubs are monitoring the situation and could pounce if Liverpool fail to offer Rossiter the terms he desires.

Retaining Rossiter’s services for the long-term is fast-becoming one of Jurgen Klopp’s most pressing concerns as Liverpool manager.

But Lallana may have done his manager a small favour by reminding Rossiter of how highly-regarded he is at Anfield - not just by the fans and staff but by his teammates, too.

If he's good enough, he'll make it

Competition for first-team places is fierce at every big club and Liverpool are no exception.

However, if Rossiter is comparable to Gerrard then it won’t be too much longer before he cements his status as a first-team regular under Klopp.

Liverpool fans: is Jordan Rossiter the real deal - or are the comparisons with Steven Gerrard too premature? Have your say by leaving a comment in the box below!

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Adam Lallana
Premier League
Liverpool
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again