Our Liverpool fans here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping their team can deliver their first FA Cup trophy since 2006. Indeed, while Jurgen Klopp is obviously a popular figure on Merseyside, the charismatic German coach needs a trophy to truly mark his tenure at Anfield.
Seemingly like the rest of the league, the Premier League title chase is a one team hunt with the rest of the pack scrapping for the remaining three Champions League spaces. With that in mind, the FA Cup is Liverpool’s best chance to bring some silverware to Klopp’s eventful Anfield career.
While the Reds have been blowing away all opponents at break-neck speed this season, the cup could be a chance for the German boss to experiment with a couple of youth players ready to start making the step up over the next few seasons.
Some of our punters love it when the youth players get a chance to shine and nothing will compare to the stage of a third round draw against local rivals Everton.
Our landlord takes a look at two players from the youth academy that could explode onto the scene in the tie of the round…
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