After Trent Alexander-Arnold's injury was confirmed, Conor Bradley came into the Liverpool starting XI for their League Cup game with Fulham on 10 January and did not look out of place as the Reds won 2-1.
The 20-year-old got an assist in his first Premier League start - the 4-0 thrashing of Bournemouth on 21 January - and followed that up with a goal and two more assists against Chelsea.
Former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton, speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live, said: "We don't want to go too early on Conor Bradley, but when someone comes into a team of Liverpool's stature then of course there is always comparisons.
"The early signs are he defensively looks sound, his goal was so impressive with his composure and how he found the far corner.
"He barely wasted a pass and looks like a really mature player, physically he looks excellent and like all the Liverpool players he can really handle the ball."
Match of the Day pundit Ian Wright described the Northern Ireland international as an "unbelievable find".