Our Liverpool fans here inside the Transfer Tavern are truly excited about the next crop of young talent the club currently have waiting in the wings.
There’s no doubt in our regulars’ minds that Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has some amazing attacking options to choose from, although the same can’t be said about his back-line at the moment, however much Virgil Van Dijk has improved it. Moreover, on a positive note, this season has seen an emergence of talent coming through the Kop youth academy, all looking to follow in the footsteps of some legendary figures like Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, and Michael Owen.
Despite providing many youth players with their debut, many are yet to hold down a regular spot in the first-team, amid the German’s constant rotation policy – which has been more than highlighted in the goalkeeper situation alone this season.
Indeed, the journey of which an academy player has to make in order to thrive in the starting eleven is long and often features a fair few spells out on loan. With that in mind, many of the next debutants can expect a little wait before being in the matchday squad on a regular basis.
Although our landlord thinks these two players have what it takes already…