Everton boss Marco Silva gives his verdict on Liverpool's Andrew Robertson

Marco Silva, Manager of Everton arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Everton FC at Craven Cottage on April 13, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Jurgen Klopp has made Andrew Robertson a key part of Liverpool's defence, and Everton boss Marco Silva is a fan.

Marco Silva, Manager of Everton arrives at the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Everton FC at Craven Cottage on April 13, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

Everton boss Marco Silva has admitted to the Liverpool Echo that even he believes Liverpool full-back Andrew Robertson is a fantastic player.

Robertson has emerged as one of the Premier League’s leading left-backs during his time at Anfield.

But, even though Silva rates Robertson highly, he doesn’t feel the Liverpool man is as good as Everton’s Lucas Digne.

 

He said: "Robertson is a very good one also. He is a fantastic boy, a fantastic professional.

"He is our rival but he deserves everything he is achieving in his career but Lucas is Lucas, and Lucas, for me, is the best one because he is our player and playing in our blue shirt.

Digne has been one of Everton’s best signings of the summer this season, with his performances earning plenty of praise.

Lucas Digne of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on March 17, 2019 in Liverpool, England.

The Frenchman has looked rock solid in Everton’s defence, but he has also provided a good outlet going forward.

Robertson, meanwhile, has been one of Jurgen Klopp’s side key players as they have made a bid for the Premier League title.

Liverpool are currently sat at the top of the table, and Robertson, who is on a £60,000-a-week contract (TalkSport) has firmly established himself as a starter in the Reds’ first choice back four.

Andrew Robertson of Liverpool is seen during the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool on May 26, 2018 in Kiev, Ukraine.

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