Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has hailed youngster Jordon Ibe as a 'big talent' after the midfielder scored the club's winning goal against Rubin Kazan in the Europa League last night, reports ESPN.
Ibe was on hand to score an important second-half goal for the Reds, who secured their first European win of the season.
The 19-year-old's strike was his first goal in 30 games for Liverpool, who will now be confident of securing their place in the next round of the competition.
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And Klopp, despite hailing the youngster, has warned him that he can't rest on his laurels in pursuit of success on Merseyside. In fact, the revered coach has insisted that the wide-man must be prepared to work hard as he has a lot to learn.
Speaking about Ibe after last night's victory, the German coach stated: "He is a good lad and a big talent, a very skilled player. He has a really good base and he feels good at this moment but he has to work on things and he has a lot to learn.
"If he is prepared for this then everything will be good."
Class of Ibe
Ibe certainly has a great future ahead of him and he appears to be at the perfect place to progress and develop. With Klopp in charge, there's no reason why the powerful wide-man won't go from strength-to-strength at the club over the coming years.
One thing is for sure, Klopp will certainly be pleased after watching his side secure their third straight victory in all competitions.
Ultimately, at this early stage under his guidance, momentum is key for the Reds, who will be determined to continue their fine run this weekend.
Liverpool are set to play host to Crystal Palace on Sunday, but must be at their best to overcome Alan Pardew's dynamic side.
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