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Liverpool attacker Takumi Minamino: I want to repay manager's trust

Takumi Minamino is delighted to have made his Premier League debut for Liverpool.

Minamino made his Premier League debut at short notice in the win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Thursday as he replaced the injured Sadio Mane just after the half-hour mark.

It was his second appearance for Liverpool since arriving from Salzburg earlier this month, with the No.18 now keen to raise his levels.

"I feel the manager's trust in me, so I really want to repay him," Minamino said following the Wolves victory. "Personally, I'm not satisfied with my own performance [at Wolves], so I want to meet the expectations of the people who support me.

"I was mentally ready to go and all I was thinking was how to fit into the team smoothly and get into the game.

"I don't feel any pressure. I'm not sure how much expectation has been put on me, but I have nothing to lose."

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