Ryan Gravenberch has quietly enjoyed an impressive start to life at Liverpool since joining the Reds from Bayern Munich on transfer deadline day.
The Netherlands international, who struggled for game-time during a solitary season in Germany, has made four appearances since joining Jurgen Klopp’s side - tasting victory in all four. Meanwhile, registering an assist in both of his first two starts for the club, against LASK Linz and Leicester City, he became the first player to achieve such a feat since Jordon Ibe in 2013.
Yet Liverpool are continuing to integrate the 21-year-old slowly as he adapts to life in English football. While he has started in both the Europa League and League Cup, he has featured for just 14 minutes for the Reds so far in the Premier League.
And Gravenberch has revealed what Klopp is having him work on on the training ground as he continues to adapt to life at Liverpool.
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“I think in England it’s more physical and the intensity is also a lot higher than where I came from,” he told the official club website. “Also for me, like against Leicester City, they are a Championship team but of course they came from the Premier League, and you see the intensity that they are playing with.
“That’s the thing to adapt to, so we are working on it. Especially for me, last season I didn’t play so much so that’s the thing that I have to adapt with.
“I have to learn a little bit the system from the coach (and) what he wants from me, but when I look to the games that I played I think it goes well and we can grow on that. That (general work) also and IRead on liverpoolecho.co.uk