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Who Is This 18-Year-Old Valencia Left Back Liverpool Are Chasing? Everything You Need To Know




Jurgen Klopp is known to be a manager who believes in nurturing raw talent and hand-picking them when they are at a very young age. Many say that the German manager has an eye to spot talents and make them into world class players. During his time at Borussia Dortmund, there have been many instances when the manager had made a remarkable impact on a young talent and guided him to a glorious career. The latest youngster in the radar of Klopp is the 18 year old Toni Lato from Valencia FC. According to reports by Deportivo Valenciano, Klopp has contacted the Spanish club for the availability of the left-back.

Who is Toni Lato?

Toni Lato made his senior team club debut with Valencia FC in 2014 in a home game and came in as a substitute. He then went on to play for the B team of the club and impressed everyone with his performances. Lato again featured in a Europa league encounter with the first team and his side went on to win that match by a thumping margin of 4-0. The young talent has managed to get the eye balls of many European clubs and has been approached a lot lately. Liverpool being the latest club to sneak a peek into the prodigy.


How does he fit in at Liverpool?

The Reds are dire need of a left back with injury woes troubling Joe Gomez and the departure of Brad Smith. Toni Lato might not be the first team regular, but the youngster can certainly be a part of Klopp’s future plans and a move to Anfield might get him a few games with a big club in the biggest league. Klopp is known to nurture players and often converts raw talent into quality players. Lato might possibly be a part of his vision and there have been players in the past that started off their careers at Liverpool at a very young age and have grown to become world class athletes.

The boss, however has not made any comments on this transfer linkup yet, but the supporters are really confident that their manager definitely has a plan in mind. As the transfer season approaches its climax, more and more rumors feature in the media and especially when it comes to the left-back position with Liverpool, the link-ups just do not stop. Klopp should really make a deal happen and put an end to this long-lasting discussion.