The season led to heartbreak for Swansea City as they misplaced within the Championship play-off semi-finals – however one participant can actually maintain his head excessive.
Rhian Brewster, who performed for the Welsh membership on mortgage from Liverpool for the second half of 2019/20, has been a revelation for the Swans.
He’s scored 11 targets in 22 league matches, together with a intelligent left-footed lob of their semi-final second leg defeat at Brentford.
The striker has stood out for his performances, which embody an excellent brace towards Middlesbrough and an exceptional pile-driver at Studying which helped Swansea scrape into the play-offs on the ultimate day.
Brewster additionally works arduous for the crew too.
It was finally a fruitless endeavour however he brilliantly prevented Brentford from killing the tie in stoppage-time having run the size of the pitch to disclaim them a sure purpose.
He’ll return to his father or mother membership, who lifted the Premier League for the primary time earlier in July and his exploits for Swansea have naturally obtained Liverpool followers very excited.
Jurgen Klopp and Steven Gerrard have spoken extremely of Brewster’s potential previously however now he’s discovering his toes at senior degree, might the 20-year-old to get extra of a look-in with the Reds in 2020/21?
Taking part in for the perfect crew within the land and taking part in for a crew within the Championship play-offs is a very totally different kettle of fish however the stats show he’s a lethal finisher who may very well be ok for an opportunity at Anfield.
The truth is, because the mortgage signing of Brewster was introduced on January 7, he has extra league targets than all of Liverpool’s senior forwards.
Sure Brewster has performed extra matches, and sure, he’s taking part in at a decrease customary however scoring extra targets than Liverpool’s lethal entrance three over a sustained time frame is spectacular.
League targets and assists since Brewster joined Swansea
*Brewster’s mortgage transfer to Swansea was introduced on January 7
Rhian Brewster: 11 targets, zero assists (Performed: 22)
Mohamed Salah: 9 targets, 6 assists (Performed: 17)
Sadio Mane: 7 targets, 1 help (Performed: 16)
Roberto Firmino: three targets, four assists (Performed: 18)
Divock Origi: 1 purpose, zero assists (Performed: 12)
Takumi Minamino: zero targets, zero assists (Performed: 10)
Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino all have extra assists in order that’s one thing Brewster can enhance on going ahead.
The concept that Brewster might substitute any of the entrance three for the beginning of subsequent season is blue sky considering however his stats make for significantly better studying that Divock Origi and Takumi Minamino.
Cash’s tight at Anfield on this switch window so Klopp might be Liverpool’s youthful gamers to make an affect on the first-team.
Brewster is actually able to competing with Origi and Minamino as the primary port of name within the case of Firmino, Mane or Salah being injured.
Talking in July, Klopp stated he would maintain talks with the teenager this summer season to resolve on whether or not to have him again on the membership or ship him out on mortgage once more.
“The plan with Rhian is we are going to speak to Rhian and never right here. However it (the mortgage) was unbelievably necessary and I’m actually comfortable we had the chance to take action,” he stated.
“In his first correct senior yr he had an terrible damage. He wanted a very long time and that’s why we stated instantly when he got here again it made no sense to be right here as third striker. It was loads totally different to different conditions.
“His scenario is totally different to different conditions of the boys within the membership and we have been actually comfortable he might go to his former coach with (England) Underneath-17s.
“He has performed an excellent season and Rhian confirmed his expertise. Within the second it’s practically excellent however how it is going to be subsequent yr, we are going to speak [about] with him and his representatives.”