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Jurgen Klopp is delighted with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's recent efforts However, the German has called for patience before playing him regularly Oxlade-Chamberlain has only made one start since his move from Arsenal  Liverpool take on Maribor after beating them 7-0 just over two weeks ago

By Max Winters For Mailonline

Published: 13:39 GMT, 1 November 2017 | Updated: 13:39 GMT, 1 November 2017

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is delighted with the progress shown by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain but insists patience is still required before handing him a regular starting role.

The midfielder has been limited to a string of cameo appearances from the substitutes bench during his time on Merseyside so far, with his only start coming in the League Cup defeat by Leicester in September.

Oxlade-Chamberlain could feature in the starting line-up in his team's Champions League clash against Maribor as the Reds are without a number of key personnel including Sadio Mane and Adam Lallana, while Philippe Coutinho remains a doubt.

Jurgen Klopp (right) has called for patience regarding Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Jurgen Klopp (right) has called for patience regarding Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Oxlade-Chamberlain has only managed to make one start since joining from Arsenal

Oxlade-Chamberlain has only managed to make one start since joining from Arsenal

The 24-year-old has impressed Klopp with his performances since joining from Arsenal for £35million this summer but the German insists patience is required while he remains in the early stages of his Anfield career.

'I do want to specifically mention Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain,' he told the club's official website.

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