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Liverpool 'have signed new Gazza' in son of a gun Bobby Clark

Liverpool have signed the 'new Gazza' in former Newcastle United trainee Bobby Clark.

That's the claim of the Evening Chronicle's Lee Ryder when discussing the son of former Newcastle captain Lee Clark.

Ryder told theLiverpool Echo: "Bobby was Newcastle's most promising youngster.

"He is a really exciting player with bags of skill and talent. He could have lit up the stage at St James' Park but now he has gone to Liverpool and that is a real kick in the teeth.

"You have always go to be very careful with comparisons but for me - and I don't talk about this lightly - but at the same sort of age, you had a young Paul Gascoigne at Newcastle.

"It was before the days of nutrition, dietitians and all of that, so Gascoigne was carrying a lot more weight than Bobby, but the reality is that sort of raw skill reminds me a little bit of Gazza at the same age.

"That is a very high target to go for, but comparing them at the same age, there is a similarity there for me.

"Gascoigne had an unbelievable career but not always the right guidance and nutrition around him, but Bobby has that around him and an opportunity to become the complete player."


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