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Preston boss Neil delighted with on-loan Liverpool defender Van den Berg for QPR draw

Preston boss Alex Neil is delighted with the form of on-loan Liverpool defender Sepp van den Berg.

Van den Berg made his full debut for Preston North End in a goalless draw with Queens Park Rangers on Wednesday night.

After the game, boss Neil said: "Excellent, to be fair we did play our right and left back in a certain way in terms of keeping them in, they weren't as expansive.

"We know Sepp is very good on the ball, he's quick and gives us good size in terms of defending crosses into the box.

"I thought he had a really good performance for his first game, really strong.

"Defensively he was strong, on the ball he was strong and got his distances right - he's a good player and with your first game at any club, you always want to set a marker down.

"I think tonight a lot of fans will look at him and hope that he can continue that because I thought he was very good.

"He played men's football at 16-years-old, he is certainly confident and I think he believes in his ability."

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