Harry Wilson insists his ambition is to play for Liverpool and believes “everything is going along the right path”.
The 21-year-old attacker join Frank Lampard’s Derby last summer on a season-long loan and has proved a hit in the second tier.
Wilson has made 29 appearances in all competitions for the Rams, scoring 12 goals and grabbing four assists.
He is one of three loanees at Pride Park alongside Chelsea duo Mason Mount and Fikayo Tomori, and Wilson and Mount, whose careers are going in the same direction are currently living together.
“The main focus this season is to get promoted with Derby,” Wilson told the Daily Mail.
“But Mason’s goal is to play for Chelsea and my goal is to play for Liverpool. I have always felt like a Liverpool player.
“Everything is going along the right path.”
Wilson has also revealed he is in regular contact with Jurgen Klopp via text and after the spectacular goal against Man Utd earlier in the season he received a congratulatory text from the Liverpool boss.
“He dropped me a text to tell me he’d watched it and he was delighted with the performance – and the goal!” Wilson said.
“A couple of weeks ago there was another message saying, ‘Good result, good goal – keep going’. When you get those texts, it is a massive boost. You know you aren’t forgotten.
“I didn’t realise the goal at United was as good as it was because I went off celebrating,” said Wilson.
“It wasn’t until I was on the bus on the way back here that I watched it on Twitter and saw the movement that I had got on it. With it being at Old Trafford made it even more special.”
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