Having only returned from Derby over January to make a handful of outings for Liverpool, the fact fans are happy to see Jordon Ibe back in the starting XI from an injury lay-off really does sum up the club’s lack of attacking options. The 19-year-old shone prior to his fitness issues, and without him the Reds haven’t been quite the same team.
However, his increasing importance has been reflected this evening, with Brendan Rodgers having pushed him straight back into his starting team upon his return. Some faith he’s showing in the starlet.
Pacey, direct and good for a goal – he netted a few for the Rams – Ibe is a promsing player, and fans of the Reds are certainly excited to see him back in, what looks like, an attacking three with Philippe Coutinho and Raheem Sterling. Here’s the best reactions to the news from Twitter…
— FootballFanCast.com (@FootballFanCast) April 13, 2015
Wow Ibe playing further forward in the 4-3-3 system, he’s one of the best in that position. Common Liverpool. #LFC
— Aaron Azza Suarez ॐ (@shezminex) April 13, 2015
So glad Ibe is back!
— Alex Archer (@alexarcher90) April 13, 2015
Good to see Ibe come back in the squad, Can at CB instead of Toure is a bold move. Sturridge better be fit for the FA Cup semi-final!!
— Kop End (@kopitetilldeath) April 13, 2015
— Matt Hendrick (@MattyIce) April 13, 2015
— Scott Barker (@ScottBarkington) April 13, 2015
Buzzing tho to see ibe back in the side. I’d love seeing him score his first pl goal for lfc today
— Djafu Original (@DjafuMerseyside) April 13, 2015