Jude Bellingham is one of England’s most exciting talents in many years, and it’s clear he’s learning a thing or two from his teammates.
The Borussia Dortmund star burst onto the scene with Birmingham City but is now playing alongside some of the world’s best players for both club and country.
As well as making 91 appearances for the German giants, the 19-year-old has won 15 caps for England as he prepares himself for a career at the very top of the game.
Such have been the levels of his performances, Bellingham has found himself heavily linked with a move to Liverpool over the last 12 months with the Reds said to be considering a move for him next summer.
Should that move go through, he might get to play alongside one of the players whom he most admires.
Bellingham was quizzed by Sky Sports about the players for club and country whom he deems to be the most professional, with Reds star Jordan Henderson attracting particular praise.
He explained: “At England, I’d probably say Hendo [Jordan Henderson]. He’s always doing extra sessions and always working hard on the pitch – even in the gym he’s always putting it in.”
Liverpool’s closest rivals in the Premier League title race are Manchester City, and should Bellingham move to Anfield, he’ll be trained to see them as the enemy.
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It seems that that process has already started as when quizzed on the player who moans the most, he picked out City star and England teammate Jack Grealish, while also admitting that he’s not much better himself.
He said: “I think the biggest moaner with England is probably Jack [Grealish. I think he knows it as well, to be fair.
“He makes jokes about it after. He’s a brilliant guy, but he is the biggest moaner.
“Here [at Dortmund] it’s probably me. If you asked everybody in the team they’d probably say me!”
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