Liverpool-owned Harry Wilson scored for Bournemouth on Saturday.

According to The Mirror, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp texted Bournemouth winger Harry Wilson after scoring what proved to be the winning goal against Aston Villa.

Liverpool were short of attacking options over the summer, with Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane in Africa Cup of Nations action, meaning Wilson got a pre-season chance.

He and Ryan Kent featured regularly in pre-season, but Liverpool then decided to loan out Wilson once again before the deadline, sending him to Bournemouth for the season.

After previous Championship loan spells with Hull City and Derby County, it’s now time for Wilson to test himself in the Premier League – and he’s made a fine start.

Wilson smashed home a trademark long-range strike in Bournemouth’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa on Saturday, though he was aided by a deflection from Tyrone Mings.

The Welshman will hope to add to his account and impress Klopp along the way, and it’s clear that he’s still in the German’s mind.

It’s claimed that, when Wilson checked his phone upon boarding the Bournemouth team bus at full time, he had received a selfie from Klopp, as well as a message saying ‘Well done – we’re all delighted for you’.

That personal touch from Klopp is what makes him so popular with players, and Wilson should take heart from the fact that the Liverpool boss is keeping close tabs on his progress – even when Liverpool are playing at the same time.

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