Liverpool news Gini explains key role the likes of Jones and Elliott already play MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - A number of Kirkby Academy graduates have made the step up to join Jurgen Klopp at Melwood with the Liverpool first-team
Breaking News ! Georginio Wijnaldum has explained how Liverpool's talented youngsters are helping the senior players to improve in a mutually beneficial relationship. The Dutch midfielder, who the Reds hope will sign a new contract extension of at least three years after positive talks, said that although the first-team squad help those coming through they also benefit from the integration. A number of Kirkby Academy graduates have made the step up to join Jurgen Klopp at Melwood including the likes of Curtis Jones, Neco Williams and Harvey Elliott. Read More Related Articles Sign up for the Echo's Liverpool FC newsletter Read More Related Articles Liverpool seal transfer deal for teenage Polish sensation Several starlets made appearances in the first-team last term too with minutes coming in both cup competitions and the Premier League. “It’s really good,” Wijnaldum told the official club website. “First of all, they are really humble, they are really greedy to learn from the older players in the team and that gives you a boost to help them even more because they really want to learn from the players in the first team, and beside that they have a lot of quality.
. “It’s good to work with them and beside that they also make the squad stronger because when they train they give 100 per cent and they want to show how good they are. That makes us as first-team players better.
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“So I think it’s both ways: it’s not that we only teach them but also that they make sure that we are on the front foot. "Because like I said they train at 100 per cent and even more, so also we have to be concentrated because they are good competitors in training.” *Take our LFC end of season survey here
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