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​Liverpool boss Klopp confident of Solanke development

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has stated that new signing Dominic Solanke will be capable of breaking his way in the Reds' first team.

The Merseyside club have recently signed Solanke from Chelsea recently and the youngster is initially expected to be used in the Reds' Under-23 squad.

Nonetheless, Solanke is an extremely talented young striker and manager Jurgen Klopp has backed the 19-year-old to force himself into the Liverpool first team during the course of the upcoming campaign.

Klopp said: "He decides that himself. Obviously, he is a young lad and it is a long-term project. I have all the time in the world. If he brings a little bit 'rush' with his development then everything is good.

"I saw a few wonderful signs tonight and I think everyone in England watched the U20 championship - that was fantastic football. He is a really skilled boy. He has to improve of course but a lot of things are already really good: first touch, movement.

"It is about him and the situation but I will not avoid his development. In the moment when he is strong enough he is there. He will train with us, of course, as often as it makes sense and often as possible and then we will see."

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