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Introducing: Liverpool’s next deadly attacking trio

Introducing: Liverpool’s next deadly attacking trio

There is no doubt that Liverpool have one of the deadliest attacking trio’s in world football at the moment.

With Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino leading the line for The Reds, goals rarely appear to be hard to find on a regular basis, with the three of them combining for 44 goals this season so far.

It is not like Jurgen Klopp does not have options from the substitutes bench either, should any of them be unavailable at a certain time, with the likes of Xherdan Shaqiri and Daniel Sturridge ready to step up when required.

And, whilst the trio all have plenty of playing years ahead of them at the ages of 26 and 27, it appears Liverpool could be set for a prolific front three for many years after them as well.

Rhian Brewster, Bobby Duncan and Paul Glatzel are all touted to have excellent futures ahead of them and it is not difficult to see why. All three have been making a real name for themselves in the youth ranks and could one day get their chances within the first-team in the future.

Starting with Brewster, the 18-year-old showcased his ability during the Under-17 World Cup with England, where he helped his country win the tournament by finishing top goalscorer, putting him into an argument of being one of world football’s best young talents.

Following doubts about his future, Klopp managed to tie the teenager down to a new long-term contract at the beginning of the season and appears to have a key role to play, with the likes of Daniel Sturridge and Divock Origi’s own positions at the club being questioned.

Brewster has plenty of ability and potential on offer and is also fairly versatile when it comes to the attacking positions, as he can either operate as a striker or as a right-sided attacking midfielder, giving The Reds plenty of options going forward.

Duncan only joined Liverpool in August last year from Manchester City, however, it is easy to spot why the club took him away from the Premier League champions.

The 17-year-old has taken the Academy ranks by storm this season and has formed a formidable partnership with Glatzel this season as they have combined for 43 goals so far this season.

Considering that it is his first season at Melwood, it is all the more impressive as he has had to adapt to a new style of play and new team-mates, which has taken many players in the past a lengthy amount of time.

A lot is expected of the teenager in the future and as Brewster can, Duncan also offers Liverpool the option of playing in different roles on the field. Operating as a striker, he can also play as a number 10, something the club do not necessarily have at the moment.

Last, but certainly not least, in this potentially new and devastating trio that the Reds will be able to utilise in the future is Glatzel, who is set to be handed a new contract for his ridiculously good form this season.

The 18-year-old was named as the captain of the Under-18’s at the beginning of the season and has been in remarkable form. In the 43 goals he and Duncan have combined for, he has hit 23 so far, including the winner in his first appearance for the Under-23’s against West Ham United, via the club’s official website.

If the forward continues to impress, he could represent either England or Germany in the future at the international level, with his parents both being German.

As can Duncan, Glatzel can play in either the number nine or number 10 role and is touted to continue his development further and could become a true Liverpool great down the line.

The Anfield outfit are known for bringing through some outstanding talents from their youth ranks, with the likes of Trent Alexander-Arnold being the latest to follow in the footsteps of players like Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, Robbie Fowler and Michael Owen.

Brewster, Duncan and Glatzel will be looking to become the next batch of youngsters to get their chance in the first-team at Anfield and could provide Liverpool with another prolific deadly attacking trio for many more years to come.

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