5 Hot Prospects Ready to Come Through the Liverpool Youth System

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5 Hot Prospects Ready to Come Through the Liverpool Youth System
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Last season, Liverpool handed first-team debuts to 13 players—seven of them coming from the club's academy.

Under Brendan Rodgers and owners Fenway Sports Group, the Anfield club are building a reputation for giving youth players a chance.

Changes are being made to further develop the structure, with the departures of academy directors Frank McParland and Rodolfo Borrell an indication that, despite the progress made, Liverpool want more.

They recruited Crewe Alexander academy director Neil Critchley to take over the under 18s and have previously taken Alex Inglethorpe from Tottenham's academy to head the Reds' under 21s. Two of the best and most highly rated youth coaches in the country now reside on Merseyside.

Liverpool's long-term aim is to have 50 percent of the first team coming through their academy, as explained by former academy director Frank McParland to The Anfield Wrap last year, so who are the next prospects ready to come through the system?

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