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

LFC Globe
30th April 2019
Rhian Brewster

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool striker will make his mark at next season after being included in Liverpool's 23-man squad for the trip to .

The Reds face Barcelona for the first-leg of their semi-final 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 Jurgen Klopp 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 Barcelona, 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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