Liverpool youngster Jakub Ojrzynski is impressing on his first spell in senior football on loan with Caernarfon Town, but it comes under an unusual training deal.
Ojrzynski is one of 13 players on loan from Liverpool this season, having joined Wales Premier League side Caernarfon Town in July.
It was a surprise move for the 18-year-old goalkeeper, who has played with the Reds’ under-23 and under-18 players since arriving from Legia Warsaw in 2019, along with training and travelling. schedule with the first team.
But there is a clear strategy behind Pole leaving his relative comfort zone on Merseyside and playing week after week in the physical environment of the Welsh top flight.
However, while it is common for players to spend their entire loan spell away from the club, with those nearby possibly returning for training or the odd academy game, the situation Ojrzynski’s is very different.
Talking to The AthleticCaernarfon’s goalkeeping coach Kevin Sheret revealed that his favorite pupil is still training daily at Kirkby.
“He trains with Liverpool every day,” explained Sheret. “It was the deal for him to have that contact.”
This could be seen as detrimental to Ojrzynski’s development and stability at his loan club, but with his move from the top flight in England to his partner in Wales, it could be could be a wise decision.
Coaches at Liverpool can continue to monitor the youngster’s progress day by day, while Caernarfon can request the services of a player who has regularly trained with him. Jurgen Kloppfirst team of this season.
“He has also never appeared in any Liverpool equipment,” added Sheret.
“He said, ‘no, I’m here to do a job for Caernarfon’. The way he accepted the club was amazing.”
Sheret considers Ojrzynski “the best person I’ve ever worked with,” saying that “it all depends on how he applies himself.”
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“The biggest thing for me is what kind of person he is and how willing he is to learn,” he continued.
“He is very professional and at the same time very relaxed.
“At his age, joining Cymru Premier is difficult. You are playing against seasoned veterans and professionals.
“Honestly, the way he applied himself is amazing.”
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