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​Klopp: Youngster Gomez has long term future with Liverpool

According to Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, defender Joe Gomez is good enough to have a successful long term career at Anfield.

Gomez has been in impressive form for Liverpool since the start of the season and the 20-year-old produced a man-of-the-match performance against Brazil on his full debut for England on Monday.

When asked if Gomez is ready to play regularly as a centre-back, Klopp said: "There is no doubt about that. Joe knows about his little issues but he is still a young lad.

"He has to improve in a lot of parts but of course he is ready. He is a fantastic player.

"He was injured in a time in his life when people are still growing and that is a medical thing. We want to have him for the next 15 years, hopefully.

"Was he a professional player at Charlton? Okay, so he is not a one-team player but we want to have him here for a long, long time.

"I want to use him. He is ready but he can play at full-back as well. That is very good for us."

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