Wilson nets outrageous hat-trick – ‘I’m good enough for LFC’


Harry Wilson insists he’s “adequate” to be a part of the Liverpool squad subsequent season, and believes a shocking hat-trick on mortgage at Cardiff proves he has the standard wanted.

Wilson is into his sixteenth 12 months on the Reds’ books, however now 24 years previous, has solely made two appearances for the primary crew – these coming virtually 4 years aside.

This season has seen the Welshman play out his fifth mortgage transfer, and his third season-long spell in a row, with it broadly anticipated that he’ll depart Liverpool on a everlasting foundation on the finish of the season.

Saturday noticed Wilson end up for the thirty seventh time for Cardiff, and he marked it with an outrageous treble in a 4-0 win at Birmingham.

Beginning in one of many central supporting roles behind striker Kieffer Moore, Wilson bought off the mark inside 9 minutes, and did so in gorgeous trend, bending into the highest nook with the skin of his boot after choosing up a free ball.

His second additionally got here from his left, bending a free-kick low into the underside nook from 25 yards out, earlier than an unstoppable effort from Mark Harris made it 3-0.

And standing over one other set-piece within the dying minutes, Wilson accomplished his hat-trick by fading his strike into the top-left nook, incomes the match ball along with his last contact of the sport.

Talking after the win – which got here in his penultimate sport for the Championship membership – the inventive midfielder set out his stall forward of a decisive summer time, insisting he was “adequate” for Liverpool.

“I really feel I’m adequate to be in that squad. I’d wish to suppose I might go in there and add one thing completely different,” he stated, as relayed by BBC Sport.

“It’s at all times been my purpose to get into the Liverpool crew and play for the membership I’ve been at since I used to be eight. However you understand the standard Liverpool have gotten, the well-known entrance three.

“I’ve at all times been assured in my capacity and, taking part in with the gamers in that crew, I really feel it could assist me with my sport.”

Nonetheless, the Wales worldwide stays practical about his possibilities, saying it’s “out of my arms” and that “if it’s not with Liverpool, I’m decided to get a transfer.”

Cardiff supervisor Mick McCarthy feels Wilson is able to reaching the Reds’ degree, including: “Why might he not return to Liverpool and play there?

“He’s their participant. I’m not going to select and select the place he ought to go, however he’s absolute high quality.”


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