Joe Gomez will continue to improve for Liverpool, warns Nathaniel Clyne

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The Reds defender is full of praise for the young star after witnessing his impressive start to life at Anfield.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Liverpool defender Nathaniel Clyne has said that youngster Joe Gomez is destined for a bright future.

The defender was secured in a relatively low cost deal from Charlton Athletic this summer, and was not expected to be a first-team regular, with him being viewed as one for the future.

However, manager Brendan Rodgers has clearly seen something in the 18-year-old, handing him starts in all of the Reds' Premier League games so far, and Clyne says there is still plenty of scope for improvement from the teenager after making an impressive start to his Anfield career.

“He has been quality. Stepping up to the Premier League can be difficult but he has risen above it,” he told liverpoolfc.com.

“From the start of pre-season he has been working really hard. He is a centre-back but he can also play left-back and right-back. He can probably play anywhere in the back four. He is looking like a quality player. He’s so young and he can only get better.”

No future for Moreno at Anfield?

While Gomez has continued to impress at left-back since his surprise start at Stoke City, questions now linger over the future of defender Alberto Moreno.

Signed from Sevilla last summer, there was big hope among the Liverpool fans over the player, who looked like he would develop into a top full-back during his time in Spain.

However, he endured a difficult first season at Anfield, with the side struggling, and the decision to start Gomez ahead of him this season must be a galling one considering the former Charlton man is more comfortable at centre back.

In fact, it seems the Spaniard may have no future at the club given the number of rumours linking him with a move away, which would be a sorry end to what had looked to be an excellent signing just 12 months ago.

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