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Belgium coach Martinez: Liverpool striker Origi needs to play more

Belgium coach Roberto Martinez admits Liverpool striker Divock Origi needs to "play more".

Origi is expected to leave Anfield before the market shuts next week.

Martinez said, "He is a great talent. From a very young age he achieved a high level of performance. In 2014 he started the World Cup in Brazil; seven years have already passed..

“He remains a young athlete, who despite having scored historic goals in the Champions League and Premier League with Liverpool in the last three seasons, did not have the time expected, at least here with Belgium."

“He is an athlete who is not afraid, nothing is too big for him, so much so that he has had that success I was talking about before.

“What is certain is that he would need to play more, and have a more central role. Here there are many expectations regarding his decision in this transfer window."

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