Conor Bradley gets emphatic verdict from Liverpool legend: 'Nobody was on his level'

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The plaudits just keep coming for Northern Ireland sensation Conor Bradley. The 20-year-old was Liverpool's breakthrough star last season, making 23 appearances for Jurgen Klopp's Reds and lifting the Carabao Cup.

The Castlederg native has become a fans' favourite at Anfield, and it appears some of the club's legends are huge supporters of the young defender.

Jan Molby is one of those ex-players who believes Bradley has it all. The former Danish midfielder - who spent 12 years on Merseyside - has been discussing Bradley's season, and voiced his excitement at what lies ahead for the youngster.

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Speaking on the latest episode of Anfield Index's 'Molby on the Spot' podcast, the club legend said: “We go back to that 4-1 win over Chelsea. This boy Conor Bradley is for real and it’s not very often you see that. Where you go, I have seen him play three or four times, but I can already tell you this is for real."

"So he has to be (Liverpool's) Young Player of the Year. There were others who did well, but nobody near the level (of Bradley)."

Photo shows Jan Molby in action for Liverpool back in 1992
Jan Molby in action for Liverpool back in 1992 -Credit:David Davies/Offside via Getty Images

Molby admits he can't wait to see how new manager Arne Slot moulds his Liverpool team next season, and hopes both Bradley and Trent Alexander-Arnold can be accommodated in the starting XI.

Bradley deputised for an injured Alexander-Arnold for large parts of last season, leaving Slot with a potential conundrum now the England defender is back fit again.

Molby added: “I can’t wait to see what Arne Slot does with Bradley and Trent Alexander-Arnold. How do you solve that one?

"Both of them are too good not to play, but they can't both play right-back. So that's another thing I can't to see how he solves that."

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