Curtis Jones is aiming for more Premier League appearances for Liverpool.
The 18-year-old came on for the final fifteen minutes of Saturday's 3-0 win over Bournemouth at Vitality Stadium.
"Growing up and being a local lad, I think it's everyone's dream to go and play for your boyhood club," he told Liverpool's official website.
"And to do it at a young age is a massive honour and I'm grateful, and I just say a massive thank you to the gaffer and his staff for having the belief in me.
"As everyone could see the scoreline was perfect, so I could come on and be relaxed and play and show what I'm capable of doing.
"I spoke to the gaffer when I was getting warmed up and he was telling me to go on and be calm and go and play my game, which gave me all the confidence I needed. I went out there and I just tried to play my game.
"When you go into different kind of games and you play with a few of the youth lads, who don't have that experience, it's always that little bit harder.
"But today I think the rest of the boys around me made it that little bit easier and I'm looking forward to a few more of them games."