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"Next season will be his season" - Jurgen Klopp excited about Rhian Brewster's future

LFC Globe
30th April 2019
Rhian Brewster
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says Liverpool striker will make his mark at Anfield next season after being included in Liverpool’s 23-man squad for the trip to .

The Reds face for the first-leg of their Champions League semi-final tie on Wednesday night and Brewster is an unexpected inclusion in the travelling squad.

The 19-year-old has been out of action for over a year with a knee injury but was widely tipped to make his debut for the senior side this campaign.

Brewster is yet to make his a competitive appearance for Liverpool but is a huge fan of the youngster's abilities and has tipped him to be the next huge star from Liverpool's youth sides.

Speaking about his inclusion in the squad, Klopp said: "He is the next really exciting prospect.

Rhian Brewster

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"If you see him training… next season will be his season, his first real season.

"He is now physically an adult, he grew a lot, he worked a lot and the training session today was, to be honest, pretty impressive.

"He is with us, he is our player and we want to have him around. In this case I thought, ‘Come on, it’s , let’s give him a first sniff.’"

The experience is likely to be valuable for Brewster, despite him being unlikely to earn a place on the substitutes bench ahead of , and .

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