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Ben Woodburn is set to join Sheffield United on loan from Liverpool before the start of the Championship season, according to the Liverpool ECHO.

Woodburn, 18, has impressed during the Reds’ pre-season tour of the United States but is unlikely to see a lot of first-team opportunities this term.

The Wales international has been withdrawn from the Reds squad that flew out at the start of the week for their week-long training camp in Evian. After pulling out of the squad, Woodburn will undergo a medical at Sheffield United’s training ground before completing the deal, reports the Liverpool ECHO.

Ben Woodburn

Ben Woodburn

Sheffield, under the management of Chris Wilder, won League One in 2017 before finishing 10th in the Championship this past season, just six points below the playoff spot. Wilder’s team are known for playing a high-octane, attacking brand of football that is quite similar to Jurgen Klopp’s style at our club.

As per the report, Steve Bruce’s Aston Villa side were also interested in securing Woodburn’s services on loan, but Klopp has carefully considered the options available for the 18-year-old, who is expected to be a star at Anfield in the near future.

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Our boss is happy to see Woodburn leave Anfield for Championship football on a temporary basis this season and believes the Kop starlet will challenge for first-team football in 18 months.

It is a mighty opportunity for Woodburn to showcase his talent at Bramall Lane and return from the Championship as a stronger, sharper and mature player.

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“Deserved”, “All the best for the future” – Some Liverpool fans pleased with choice for September’s Player of the Month



Daniel Sturridge Liverpool

Daniel Sturridge had a great September for Liverpool. Even though the Reds were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by Chelsea and lost to Napoli in the Champions League, Sturridge scored a couple of fantastic goals against his former employers.

His strike against the Blues at Stamford Bridge will be remembered for long. Liverpool looked to be out of the game but the Englishman came up with a majestic hit from outside the box in the final moments of the game.

The 29-year-old hasn’t started many games but is doing a great job off the bench. Sturridge was named as Liverpool’s player of the month for his performances in September.

The Englishman will have a huge role to play for us as the season progresses and several fans were pleased that the striker got his reward for some excellent games.

Read more: “Flick him to barca” – Some Liverpool fans believe new video will help the Reds offload flop star for better price

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“Special type of player” – Some Liverpool fans believe on-loan youngster is a future star after a fantastic free-kick



Harry Wilson Liverpool

Harry Wilson

Wales defeated the Republic of Ireland in a UEFA Nations League game and they have Harry Wilson to thank.

The Liverpool youngster stepped up to score a brilliant free-kick for the away side in the 58th minute.

The 21-year-old was in the news earlier in the season when he smashed in a free-kick at Old Trafford. Manchester United were the opposition for Derby County on that evening and the Welshman’s goal helped the Championship side knock the Red Devils out of the Carabao Cup.

The 21-year-old is on loan at Derby and is one of the brightest youngsters at Anfield. The Welshman certainly got a lot of people talking with his effort against the Republic of Ireland and some fans believed the attacking midfielder has a great future ahead of him.

Read more: Liverpool handed triple injury boost ahead of Huddersfield clash

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“Flick him to barca” – Some Liverpool fans believe new video will help the Reds offload flop star for better price



Alberto Moreno

Liverpool left-back Alberto Moreno has just one start to his name this season and that came in the 2-1 loss against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup at Anfield.

The game will be remembered for an Eden Hazard wonder goal, where the Spaniard was taken to the cleaners by the Belgian.

Moreno has found it tough to reclaim his starting spot in the Liverpool team, with Andy Robertson putting in a number of great performances. The newly appointed Scottish captain is possibly the best left-back in the league and was with the national side during the international break.

The Spaniard was training with the other members of the squad at Melwood and a brilliant video of his was shared. Moreno can be seen doing a couple of quality flicks during training and that got a number of fans interested.

The left-back has been linked (h/t Mirror) with a move to Barcelona in the winter window, and some fans believed this video was a ploy to increase his value ahead of a possible sale.

Read more: Liverpool interested in signing 27-year-old superstar from Napoli

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