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Preston boss Lowe explains taking Liverpool winger Woodburn on trial

Preston boss Ryan Lowe is delighted with the chance to take Ben Woodburn on trial.

The winger is coming off contract at Liverpool this week.

“He'd obviously been playing at a higher level," Lowe told

“Obviously his contract's now ended at Liverpool. He was up with Hearts in Scotland last season and he's a fantastic talent.

“We're hoping we can get a tune out of him."

Despite playing at such a high level throughout his career, Lowe, who is a big Liverpool supporter himself, has told Woodburn that there are no guarantees he will be given a contract at Deepdale.

“He's going to be with us for a few weeks and it's over to Ben now to showcase what he's really about," he continued.

“Because with the likes of Ben who have probably had a little bit of a dip in form of late, we're coaches and managers that want to try and bring the best back out of young lads like him.

“He'll be with us for a little while. He's a fantastic kid, he's trained fantastically well today, a good footballer.

“But there's probably one or two more that'll probably come in with us over the pre-season training because it's good that we can have a look at them and they can get a look at us."

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