LILLE, FRANCE - Thursday, October 23, 2014: Lille OSC's Divock Origi in action against Everton during the UEFA Europa League Group H match at Stade Pierre-Mauroy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Video: Divock Origi’s hat-trick display for Lille against Rennes

On loan with Ligue 1 side Lille last season, Liverpool striker Divock Origi starred with a hat-trick display in their 3-0 win over Stade Rennais in March.

Video: Ligue1official (YouTube)

Divock Origi trained with his Liverpool team-mates for the first time on Monday, after returning from last season’s loan spell with Lille.

While it didn’t quite go to plan for Origi in Ligue 1 last season, he impressed at times in a struggling side, such as in Lille’s 3-0 victory over Stade Rennais in March.

This game saw him end a five-month goal drought with an emphatic hat-trick performance.

The 20-year-old is a player Reds manager Brendan Rodgers rates very highly, as his praise for the Belgian on the announcement of his £10 million signing last summer proves.

“For me, he can be one of the most exciting talents in world football. I genuinely believe that,” he declared last July.

Rodgers later added: “He has everything to be world class.

“He’s super fast, has a wonderful touch, he’s a good size and is aggressive.

“What I like, and what I have in other players, is that humility to work hard.

“I’ve seen enough of him over the course of the last couple of seasons to think this is a kid who, coming into the right environment, can genuinely be world class.”

As his Rennes demolition shows, Origi can thrive in Liverpool’s fast-moving, hardworking attacking line in 2015/16.

The striker recently declared he’s “proud to be a Red.”

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