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Liverpool defender Rhys Williams: Amazing to make debut alongside Van Dijk

Liverpool defender Rhys Williams is still floating after making his first team debut this season in the Carabao Cup defeat of Lincoln City.

Williams play alongside Virgil van Dijk on the night.

He recalled to liverpoolfc.com: "I think it's a reflection of the hard work my coaches and my parents as well have put in with me over the years. I'm still over the moon and happy to have been given the opportunity. It's every lad's dream to go and play for the best team in the world, especially playing alongside Virg. I mean, what more could you ask for?

"The camera caught me a few times and I was just thinking, 'I've gone from watching this guy on television and now I'm playing next to him, it's crazy!' He made my job alongside him a lot easier. He was telling me where I needed to be and what I needed to be doing and stuff like that and he always kept me switched on. He made my debut a lot easier, to be fair."

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