Reds new-boy seeks guidance after slow start.
The Belgian international only has one goal to his name so far this season, and doesn’t look ideally suited to Brendan Rodgers’ side’s style of play.
Still, the 24-year-old has supposedly turned to his old mentor to help him adjust, with specialist coach Michel Bruyninckx revealing he has talked with the player.
“One day, he gave me a call and said, ‘Can I have some additional sessions’,” he is quoted in the Daily Mirror.
“When he was a boy in Belgium, he changed regularly from one club to another, because he only had one profile — as a physically strong player. I tried to encourage him then to expand his mind to see that he must not accept those labels and that he could continuously change his skills, and the way he learned to think has been enormously important to his career.
“I hear people say he is not a Liverpool type of player, but I tell you that he can adapt to any club.”