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Liverpool U21 coach Lewtas: Klopp commitment motivates our youngsters

Liverpool U21 coach Barry Lewtas has highlighted manager Jurgen Klopp's commitment to their academy talent.

Lewtas was speaking after their win against Manchester United last night.

"We're unbelievably fortunate that we have a manager and staff who believe in the kids," Lewtas told the Liverpool Echo. "And sometimes work can go on at every academy - and good work does go on, there's no question of that if you see these academies - but you need a manager who is willing to play them.

"So for us, the hard work the players have put in and maybe the support we have given them to keep them on the right line, to have a manager who trusts them to produce unbelievable moments is a huge motivator for the clubs as well.

"So when the kids are playing and we talk about Kaide Gordon tonight, well he is motivated because he knows there is opportunity and once players know that they are motivated. So it has been an unbelievable period so let's see what happens, I am sure it will continue."

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