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EXCLUSIVE: Huddersfield loanee Danny Ward benefitting from Liverpool care

Danny Ward can feel safe in the knowledge that both Liverpool and Huddersfield Town are taking very close care of his evolution.

The promising 23-year-old gloveman joined the Terriers on a season-long loan from the Reds in the summer in a bid to continue his development as a potential top-line keeper.

While some clubs farm their talented youngsters out to lower league clubs and take little interest in how their asset is performing, Liverpool have a very strong desire to ensure that those they want to play a key part in the future, are given the same amount of time and devotion as a vital first-team member.

This is according to Huddersfield's head of football operations Stuart Webber who has given us the lowdown on what has been taking place during Wales international Ward's stay at John Smith's Stadium.

"John Achterberg is the goalkeeper coach at Liverpool and is constantly in contact with Nick Colgan who is our goalkeeper coach," Webber told Tribalfootball.com.

"They've also got a loan manager called Julian Ward who comes and watches our games and wants the video clips and all the statistics.

"They have real care for him and Danny has the added benefit of the relationship between (David) Wagner and (Jurgen) Klopp.

"David speaks to Jurgen daily, if not weekly, so he is getting constant feedback at that level which is brilliant for Danny."

"The support the big clubs in England give a player who has gone out on loan is incredible and is a testament to what they are trying to do.

"It's great for the individual player to still feel a big part of that club while they are on loan so they don't feel like the forgotten man."

Since arriving in West Yorkshire, former Wrexham goalie Ward has made 16 appearances in the Championship for the Terriers, keeping four clean sheets for David Wagner's third-placed side.

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