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​Liverpool loanee Woodburn: I handled record pressure well

Liverpool youngster Ben Woodburn is determined to become a success at the club.

Three years ago, he managed to gain the honour of being the club's youngest goalscorer.

But he has struggled to grab a place in the first team since, and is now on loan at Oxford United

The 20-year-old is insistent that he never let the pressure or sudden attention get to him.

"When I scored, I didn't have a clue about the record," he told reporters.

"I remember walking off the pitch with Trent (Alexander-Arnold). The players were saying well done, the manager (Jurgen Klopp) was saying well done because I'd scored my first Liverpool goal.

"It was probably only when I started checking Instagram I realised the significance.

"Obviously that game was when I got quite a lot of attention. I was definitely recognised going out in the streets, shopping in Liverpool One, people asking for a few pictures. You had to get used to people looking.

"The club helped us and I got a lot of advice from family, friends and my agent, but you also have to take quite a bit of on your own shoulders and it's a bit strange when it happens.

"I look back now and think I handled it well. I don't think I was big-headed, I took it during the y

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