Klopp: Woodburn Have the Balance of Talent and Attitude
After accompanying Ben Woodburn to sign a new long-term contract, Jurgen Klopp expressed his talent and attitude as a young footballer perfectly.
Where thanks to his patience, the young man who is now aged 18 years last season successfully able to live their debut well in a 2-0 victory over Sunderland. Even when again given the opportunity to appear the player managed to score a goal in the event EFL Cup.
Interestingly, his best performance put Chris Coleman to his senses of calling for a senior Wales national team and the result was amazing as Ben again managed to prove it by scoring the only goal against the Austrian national team at the recent 2018 World Cup qualification.
Although not yet appearing for the Reds main team in the 2017-2018 competition both in the English League and other tournaments but Klopp is very impressed with the player who remains willing to play for the academy team under the direction of Steven Gerrard.
“This is brilliant news, though unbeknownst to it, it was not a surprise at all,” Jurgen Klopp told the club’s official website.
“Ben knows how committed we are to him and he and his family know this is best. The environment for him to flower, learn more and get better and better.
“What a talent of this young man, we are not calling him the prince of Wales, despite the dilatation of his face as we do so, maybe he will be glad if we stop with this.
“Ben has a perfect balance between talent and attitude where one of the two is ok. To fulfill your potential at the highest level, you must have a maximum of both.
“I love that he is ready to be patient. He has had a great Liverpool playing moment and of course with Wales.
“But when we asked him to go to the academy and do things like play for U-19 under the direction of Steven Gerrard in the UEFA Youth League, where we play at night for the Champions League.”
Meanwhile, Woodburn recorded the third youngest player in Liverpool who scored a goal for the senior club team from Merseyside.