Liverpool media round-up: Klopp on deal with younger players, Moreno pledge

Jurgen Klopp hug

A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Friday morning.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said on the club's official website that he was glad to see his younger players take advantage of a 'cool deal' that was on offer to them in the League Cup tie at Anfield on Wednesday night.

The Reds got their first win under Klopp in midweek, with Nathaniel Clyne getting the solitary goal in a 1-0 win over Bournemouth to book their place in the quarter-finals of the competition, with Klopp handing full debuts to Joao Carlos Teixeira, Cameron Brannagan and Connor Randall.

Klopp said: “If it didn’t work, it’s my responsibility, my mistake, not theirs. But if they do well, it’s their victory – so that’s a cool deal.

“I’m really glad they did well. They came into the game better and better."

Liverpool left-back Alberto Moreno has said he will show off his dancing skills if the Reds win a trophy this season, the Spaniard told the Liverpool Echo.

He said: “I listen to reggaeton, which is Latin American music, and flamenco. Hip hop is okay, but I prefer to listen to the stuff where I’m from.

“Do I dance to it? No way! But yeah, I’ll do a deal, if we win a trophy then I’ll do one of those dances on the pitch!”

On a more serious note, Moreno also told the Echo that he is enjoying life under Jurgen Klopp's management as he believes in him, faith he didn't believe he had from Brendan Rodgers.

The left-back seems to have found some of his best form since arriving from Sevilla over a year ago under Klopp, and thinks the recently appointed boss has played a large part in it.

He added: “I do feel he trusts me, he spends a lot of time with me. The fact he has spent so much time with me, I think, shows up in good performances on the field."

The Reds return to Premier League action this weekend when they travel to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea on Saturday lunchtime. 

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