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Curtis Jones: Liverpool’s ‘streetwise’ youngster with ‘unusual belief’

Curtis Jones: Liverpool’s ‘streetwise’ youngster with ‘unusual belief’

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When Curtis Jones scored in Liverpool's victory over Sheffield United, he could have been forgiven for adopting a celebratory tone in his post-match interview. But his immediate thoughts were not about helping his team end their four-game losing run. Instead, he said his thoughts were with team-mate Alisson following the death of the Brazil goalkeeper's father.It was the latest example of the growing maturity of 20-year-old Jones, who has developed into one of Liverpool's senior players during a season in which Jurgen Klopp's squad has been crippled by injuries.While the loss of centre-backs Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez dealt a heavy blow to the Reds' title defence, Jones was given an opportunity to shine in midfield when regulars Jordan Henderson and Fabinho were forced to provide cover ...