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Jurgen Klopp unsure whether to loan out Sheyi Ojo

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Substitutes Divock Origi and Roberto Firmino earned Liverpool a 2-0 win over AC Milan in the International Champions Cup.

Jurgen Klopp has revealed he is still unsure whether to send "wonderful" Sheyi Ojo out on loan this season but admitted the England U19 star's long-term future was at Liverpool.

The 19-year-old impressed on Saturday when he came off the bench during Liverpool's 2-0 win over AC Milan in Santa Clara, assisting in the build-up of a goal for Roberto Firmino.

Klopp said after the match he had not decided whether to send Ojo, who has spent time out on loan with Championship sides Wolves and Wigan, away from Anfield temporarily.

"I don't know. We will have to see," Klopp said.

SANTA CLARA, CA - JULY 30: Liverpool FC Coach Jurgen Klopp looks on during the International Champions Cup match between Liverpool FC and AC Milan at Levi'
Image: Jurgen Klopp admitted Ojo is a

"Sheyi is a wonderful player that's for sure and his future is 100 per cent at Liverpool. We don't have to make decisions so early.

"We have time and we have to use the time. We have had some injuries. We need to make the boys as fit as possible.

"Ojo has only been with us for five days after coming from the tournament with England Under-19s."

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Ojo turned down an offer of a summer holiday so that he could participate in Liverpool's pre-season tour, which began just four days after England's semi-finals exit from the U19 European Championship in Germany.

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