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Lallana and Klopp Impressed by Rhian Brewster

The U-17 player scored twice in England’s win against Norway.

Austria v England - UEFA European Under-17 Championship Qualifier Photo by Ronny Hartmann/Getty Images

Rhian Brewster is continuing to show off just how good he is, this time for the England U-17 team as they defeated Norway 3-1 in their European Championship game on Thursday.

Norway scored the first goal early, but Brewster was able to equalise and take England ahead with two lovely shots (and some incredible assists from Manchester City’s Jadon Sancho).

Brewster was named Man of the Match for his brace and Adam Lallana expressed his appreciation for the youngster’s talent with the most appropriate (double) emoji.

Lallana is, of course, not the only one impressed if Brewster’s place on the substitute bench during the recent Crystal Palace game is any indication.

"Rhian made outstanding steps in the last few months because the Talent Group is training once a week here at Melwood with Pep Lijnders and I can see them," Klopp said about Brewster’s recent form.

"[Rhian is] physically stronger, wonderfully skilled boy, real striker, good finisher, fantastic work ethic and all that stuff.”

Despite all this, there’s no expectation of Brewster becoming more of a first-team fixture.

"But if all players are fit he will not be in the squad, of course not, why should he? He’s 17 years old now and already plays U21 youth football (U23). He’ll do this next year also and that’s a wonderful step for him and is the next stage in his development."

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