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Rhys Williams: Fabinho offers attacking edge when played in Liverpool defence

Liverpool defender Rhys Williams says Fabinho, when played at the back, offers them an extra attacking dimension.

Williams reveals Fabinho's passing ability allows them to play out from the back.

He explained to liverpoolfc.com: “Full credit to his ability to be able to transition from a central defensive midfield role to go and play in the backline. That's credit to his adaptability as a player. He doesn't talk as much as some of the other players, but the way he reads the game and his tackling – that's something again I'm trying to take from him, because he's so front-footed and stops problems at source.

"To come and play in our backline, which is a hard job anyway, from playing in midfield, credit [to him].

“Because he plays a line higher normally, that obviously helps us trying to build out from the back because he can see passes that maybe I don't see and he's got more ability to be able to play them into there with quality and get players turning and going at the opposition's backline. That's another thing I can take from him."

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