Some Liverpool supporters have taken to Twitter to praise the performance of former Derby County youngster Kaide Gordon following a public training match.

Gordon joined Liverpool from Derby during the January transfer window.

The highly-rated 16-year-old made his Championship debut with the Rams back in December, with manager Wayne Rooney calling him one of the club’s best trainers.

Derby County v Wycombe Wanderers - Sky Bet Championship
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But Derby couldn’t agree a professional contract with the talent, prompting Liverpool to pursue his signature and agree a £1 million fee with the Rams rising to £3 million.

Gordon has since begun training with Liverpool’s first team, and he posted a goal and an assist in a 5-1 training match victory which saw Reds fans flock to praise him.

 

Derby would no doubt have loved to keep Gordon at Pride Park.

But with the youngster only on a scholarship deal, the Championship club were always vulnerable with both Liverpool and United reportedly looking to prize him away.

Liverpool are building a healthy future under Jurgen Klopp. Harvey Elliott is making big strides, spending the season on loan at Derby’s league rivals Blackburn Rovers.

Liverpool Pre-Season Training Session
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It’s likely Gordon will follow suit and move back to the Championship on loan.

The Daily Mail dubbed him one of the best 16-year-old’s in the country. His latest appearance during Liverpool’s training match offered a brief snippet of his huge potential.

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