Kenny Jackett assesses Liverpool loanee Ojo’s start at Wolves

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Liverpool loanee Ojo has been impressing whilst with with Wolves.

Sheyi Ojo has been on loan with Wolves for the season, and Kenny Jackett has discussed the youngster’s start to life in the Championship in an interview with the Express and Star.

Jackett said: “I think he has made an impact since he has been here. I am pleased he is here and can affect games. He is a natural wide-left player with good pace and I just feel he is going to continue to improve over the course of the season. He will want to be in a position where he is starting on a regular basis. He has seen plenty of game time so far and has deserved that.”

Jackett brought in Ojo over the summer transfer window, signing the 18-year-old to replace the departed Bakary Sako, who left Wolves to sign on a free transfer with Crystal Palace.

So far, the youngster has played nine Championship games, scoring one goal and registering two assists. He has started only three of those league fixtures, but looks to be growing in stature at Molineux.

Jackett has admitted that he has been impressed with the impact the youngster has had this term, and has given a promising assessment of his development - an assessment which will please Liverpool fans.

The Reds’ youngster is only going to improve playing consistent football, and Liverpool fans will be hoping that Ojo is the next player to break into their first-team in the coming years.

He has shown an exciting attacking threat, and there are similarities in his game to that of Raheem Sterling, who has yet to be replaced at Anfield after Jordon Ibe’s struggles this season.

If Ojo continues to improve at the impressive rate he has been, it would be no surprise to see him making his way into Jurgen Klopp’s first-team next season.

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