Jordon Ibe insists he's "delighted" to work under Jürgen Klopp after hitting maiden Liverpool goal

Jordon Ibe is confident that Jürgen Klopp can continue to get the best out of him after he repaid his manager's faith in him as Liverpool beat Rubin Kazan 1-0 on Thursday.

The 19-year-old scored his first competitive goal for the club, having twice hit the back of the net in friendlies, after bursting into open space and confidently beating the goalkeeper thanks to the inside of the far post.

The second-half strike lifted the Reds to their first win in European competition this season, as well as ensuring a third successive triumph for Klopp's side.

But it also gave Ibe a deserved reward after an improved streak of performances since the manager's appointment a month ago.

Now, the England youth international is targeting even more improvement under the Reds boss.

Forward hails Klopp effect days after saying he feels like a "new player" under the German

The teenage winger hailed Klopp as a "great manager" and insisted that he is "delighted" to be able to work with him.

He added that Klopp has been showing him "new things in training" - which he said is "different" and has enabled him to learn and improve his game.

And Ibe is hoping to "keep getting the experience" which he believes he needs so that the German coach can develop him "into a good player."

He explained that "everybody's doing well in training" and described that they are "delighted as a group to be doing well now" and are hoping to "just keep winning games and make it a repetition."

Ibe targeting straightforward knockout qualification with win next time out

Victory over the Russian Premier League outfit meant that Liverpool are unbeaten in six games under Klopp and only need another win over Group B opponents Bordeaux at Anfield later this month to ensure passage into the knockout rounds.

Ibe, who celebrates his 20th birthday next month, added that he was "delighted" to get on the scoresheet for the first time at Liverpool - hailing a "good through ball" from Roberto Firmino to set him on his way.

But he was modest when asked about his finish, saying he was "just happy" to get his shot on target and revealed his happiness to help the team "to win the game."

He added that he was "just happy" for the "whole team in general" to get the points that they needed and said the Reds are now hopeful of continuing to do well and win their remaining games in the competition.

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