Liverpool fans react on Twitter to Sheyi Ojo's under-21 performance

Sheyi Ojo made his first start in a Liverpool shirt since February.

Liverpool teenager Sheyi Ojo made his first start in months for the under-21s yesterday after his loan spell at Wigan.

The 17-year-old came off the bench for the Reds last Thursday night against Everton, scoring a penalty.

On Monday he was selected from the start against Leicester City, and was typically lively, threatening with his direct running from the wing.

Liverpool won the game 2-1 thanks to goals from Daniel Clearly and Cameron Brannagan. Ojo himself took to Twitter to express his own mixed feelings on the victory.

The winger was full of confidence after impressing for Wigan Athletic in the Championship, and is a talent Liverpool have high hopes for; not many players get sent on loan at 17.

Ojo was was described by Liverpool's website as central to the creativity of the team against Leicester's under-21s, testing the opposition goalkeeper himself.

The youngster is not the finished article by any stretch, but he consistently shows enough potential to suggest Liverpool have a special talent on their hands.

His emergence and progress this campaign gives him a realistic chance of getting a game for the first team in pre-season, and then he can be further assessed. Here is a look at how fans reacted to his most recent display...








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