Liverpool loanee Javier Manquillo keeps in touch with Atletico Madrid

Liverpool defender Javier Manquillo says that he is still in touch with his parent club Atletico Madrid.

Javier Manquillo may have committed his immediate future to Liverpool, but he still monitors the progress of Atletico Madrid.

The Spain Under-21 international defender joined the Premier League outfit from Spanish champions Atletico on a two-year loan deal in the summer transfer window.

“I keep in contact with Saul,” Manquillo told AS. “He tells me that everything is going well there.”

Manquillo has yet to create shockwaves in his native country Spain, but he is highly rated by the Atletico officials.

The 20-year-old right-back is starting to make a name for himself in the Premier League, with many football followers suggesting that he is better than Glen Johnson.

In seven Premier League appearances so far this season, the Spaniard has created one chance, has a 80% pass accuracy and has won 60% of the duels.

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