The young centre-half has enjoyed Carling Cup action so far this term but he's hoping the Reds' elimination from that competition doesn't spell the end of his chances of further staking a claim for a regular place in the manager's Anfield plans.
"The important thing for me is to keep playing well for the reserves and show the manager what I can do. Things are going well with the reserves, we're winning games and are top of the league so that can only help.
"The Carling Cup games were a great experience. To play against Fowler at Anfield was incredible and then to get selected for the away game at Chelsea was a great confidence booster.
"There are world class players all over the place here so I know it's going to be difficult to break into the team but all I can do is keep trying. I work as hard as I can every day in training and look to make progress."