Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is renowned for handing first team opportunities to youngsters and last season, Ben Woodburn made his senior debut for the Merseysiders.
The teenage Welsh international impressed immediately and became the club’s youngest ever scorer after netting against Leeds United in the EFL Cup.
After that, he started three FA Cup games for the Anfield club and also made 5 Premier League appearances.
The 17-year-old attacker was mainly impressive for the U-21 side in the last campaign. In 15 appearances, he directly contributed in 14 goals (8 goals and 6 assists).
Wales manager Chris Coleman opted to select Ben for the senior national side recently and the starlet played a viral role during the international break. He scored a long range goal to win the game against Austria and provided an assist against Moldova.
It is quite evident that Woodburn has got the quality to be star and therefore, reports suggest (The Guardian) that Liverpool want to tie him down to a long term contract when he turns 18 next month.
As per the provided Guardian link, Klopp is set to reward Ben’s progress and the Reds are preparing an offer for the playmaker to agree a new lucrative contract.
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