Excited John Aldridge reacts on Twitter to Jordon Ibe's 'outstanding' performance v Helsinki

The former Liverpool striker is a huge fan of the 19-year-old.

John Aldridge was once again mightily impressed by Jordon Ibe on Twitter after the teenager turned out for Liverpool during a friendly win against Helsinki.

Ibe delivered the cross that led to Divock Origi's opener for Liverpool as Brendan Rodgers' side ran out 2-0 winners.

And Aldridge was delighted by what he saw from the 19-year-old overall. Indeed, the ex-Reds striker feels Ibe was the side's best player and has been 'by far' the most outstanding in pre-season so far.

Ex-Liverpool defender Rob Jones replied on Twitter, suggesting he will become better than the man the Reds sold to Manchester City this summer in Raheem Sterling.

Aldridge, unsurprisingly, agreed:

Can Ibe really surpass Sterling?

It is with a pinch of salt that neutrals and Manchester City fans alike have so far taken the Liverpool legends' combined battering of Sterling and the suggestions Ibe can surpass him.

But the Liverpool youngster is a superb player with a work ethic and attitude Sterling simply doesn't seem to have.

The 20-year-old has enjoyed a good pre-season with Manchester City yet, in reality, there is no reason Ibe can't develop into a better player. If you wanted someone who would give you 100 per cent, the current Liverpool star would surely be the obvious choice...

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