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Rhian Brewster and two other Liverpool wonderkids who could make breakthrough this season

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Rhian Brewster and two other Liverpool wonderkids who could make breakthrough this season

Liverpool’s youth team has produced some top young players.

Trent Alexander-Arnold is the ideal example for any young Liverpool player to aspire to. Alexander-Arnold worked hard and went straight from the academy to the first-team. In a short space of time, he nailed down a starting Reds spot, a place in the England squad and has become a key player.

Jurgen Klopp will be looking for the ‘next Alexander-Arnold’ to come through the academy and spring a surprise. Here are three Liverpool youngsters who have a chance of breaking into the side this season.

Rhian Brewster

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Rhian Brewster is still recovering from a long-term injury that has held back his progress. But he was prolific in pre-season and Klopp is a massive fan. Once his fitness is completely back, the England U21 starlet will be pushing for first-team spots.

Now that Daniel Sturridge has left, there is a vacancy to be Liverpool’s premier back-up striker. Klopp knows that the 19-year-old can score goals so he could give him chances when he starts to rotate his squad.

 

Harvey Elliott

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Harvey Elliott signed for Liverpool this summer as one for the future but has already been heavily involved in first-team training. It is clear that Klopp believes the England U17 starlet is ready to be integrated into the senior set-up.

Despite his young age, the 16-year-old already has some first-team experience from his time with Fulham. When Klopp is looking to rotate his squad to keep them fresh, Elliott will be hoping for a run-out on the wing.

Yasser Larouci

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Liverpool lost Alberto Moreno in the summer and they do not have a senior back-up option to Andrew Robertson. This could open the door for Yasser Larouci (or Adam Lewis) to step into the limelight.

The 18-year-old was a key part of Klopp’s pre-season plans so he is clearly an option for the Merseyside club. The Algerian left-back might be used to keep Robertson in top condition.

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