In January, Liverpool was a team in peril. Languishing in 12th place, three points above the drop zone.
That is some place you generally don't associate a team like Liverpool with.
Come May, Liverpool is fighting for European places and team looks nothing like the dull defensive team that it had become under Roy Hodgson.
Most people attribute this to the arrival of Kenny Dalglish. That is something that is beyond doubt, but he could not have done it without the support of the youngsters.
In this period, Liverpool had to be with injuries to some of its most experienced players—Steven Gerrard, Glen Johnson, Daniel Agger and Fabio Aurelio.
This gave opportunities to youngsters like Jay Spearing, Martin Kelly, John Flanagan and Jack Robinson and they have grabbed their opportunities with both hands.
The list would look at five such youngsters who are expected to become future Liverpool stars.