"He's working his way back, it's just about extending his game time," Rodgers said.
"I've got to do that because you risk re-injuring him and that's something we can't afford.
"You can see his qualities - his speed, his touch and he doesn't need too many chances to score.
"He should have had a penalty today, it looked a clear penalty, he looks really bright.
"The team is functioning at a high level at the moment and him coming back gives us a big boost in this part of the season."
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