Trying to make your name at a Premier League club is one of the hardest tasks in football, even more so when that team is Liverpool.
The club have one of the best reputations in the country for bringing through academy prospects, with Trent Alexander-Arnold being the latest in a long list of stars to make it at the Merseyside club, but for every success story there are a dozen other tales of players not being given a sniff in despite an obvious talent, and one such player is Ryan Kent.
The 22-year-old winger has been a fan favourite at Liverpool for some time and was tipped for great things but has yet to find a way into Jurgen Klopp’s first-team plans, and after a successful season out on loan at Rangers the attacker has firmly put himself in the shop window for the summer transfer window, and Aston Villa have come calling.
According to the Scottish Sun, the Villains are interested in the Liverpool academy product and are willing to put up £10 million for Kent, with Rangers also interested in retaining the services of the attacker, and for the Reds, they should allow the winger to walk this summer to the newly promoted Premier League side.
Aston Villa over the past two seasons have shown to be a team on the rise after regaining top-flight status in their second successive Championship play-off match, and under Dean Smith, Kent will flourish as a player in the English top-flight compared to another season in Scotland with Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard.
Kent has shown he is more than capable of playing first-team football at the highest level, and now the youngster has the chance to impress in the Premier League with a team on the rise, and Liverpool should allow the winger to leave.
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