Former Liverpool defender Philip Babb has said that the Anfield side may have found their own version of David Beckham in the form of Andrew Robertson.
The Reds signed Robertson from Hull City during the summer for a fee of £8m, after watching him impress at the back for the Tigers last season. But he's had to be patient, with Jurgen Klopp limiting his game time.
Klopp: “Andrew Robertson has been parked in the garage this season more than he would have liked certainly, but when he gets his chance he shows his quality."— Anfield HQ (@AnfieldHQ) December 13, 2017
There were rumours of the player being keen on a January move. However, Alberto Moreno's injury has seen him get a good run in the side, and his performances may just cause the Spaniard to remain on the periphery when he's healthy again.
Babb, who played for the Anfield outfit for six years, has likened Robertson to the England legend, purely based on the quality of his crossing.
And speaking to LFC TV (H/T Goal), the retired player was asked if he believes that Robertson could have gotten more minutes this season.
“I think so, yes," he replied. “In his debut he was brilliant.
"The quality he delivered from the left hand side was sublime and created chance after chance – we just couldn’t convert from them.
“I am big fan of him, he’s got the energy, he’s composed on the ball and I mentioned that delivery – he puts in the ball like Beckham used to do, he puts a whip on it and pace – it’s so hard to defend against.“He’s just got to take his chance.”
The 23-year-old Scot has made five Premier League appearances for Liverpool so far, recording an average pass success rate of 89.8%. And he's looking like he will only get better with time.