Wycombe boss Waddock: Jordan Ibe can be Liverpool star

Wycombe Wanderers boss Gary Waddock feels Jordan Ibe has the talent to be a star at Liverpool.

Ibe will complete a mooted £500,000 move to Anfield on January 1.

Waddock told the Bucks Free Press: "He'll be a success. If a club of Liverpool's size show an interest and want you, who knows what he can achieve? It's up to him, he's got the ability and the talent. It's up to him now how far he wants to go. I'm sure Liverpool will get the best out of him.

"He's done everything that's asked of him since he's been here. Credit to Richard Dobson and the youth department for finding a player of that quality and nurturing him along. We've had to manage him, put him in and take him out, given him his debut and taken him out, he's got his goal and we've taken him out.

"Everything we've asked, he's been very mature in what he's done with his training and his manner.

"He had to make a massive decision to go up to Liverpool - you can't turn that opportunity down. It's not only a career changing decision, it's a life changing one as well, for him and his family. It's a fantastic opportunity for him and one where we couldn't stand in his way. I'm absolutely delighted for him and his family."

Asked if Ibe could return to Adams Park on loan, Waddock said: "We've not discussed that at all but you never know."

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