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If the first pre-season game is anything to go by, Jurgen Klopp will have a lot of thinking to do about the young attackers we have at Liverpool.

We did hammer Chester 7-0 in the first game of our pre-season and apart from Naby Keita and Fabinho being the talking points due to their debuts for the club, the attack has a big question mark regarding who remains at the club next season.

Our front three is more or less sorted with Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane all set to start next season on fire but just who will be covering them?

Divock Origi, Danny Ings and Dominic Solanke seem to be the three players fighting it out for a couple of places on the bench but there is also a lot of chat going on about the younger players in the side such as Ben Woodburn, Harry Wilson and Rhian Brewster.

Bright sparks make it tough for Jurgen Klopp next season

The trio needs to be playing regular football in order to grow and progress, something that did not take place with Brewster and Woodburn last season.

Brewster picked up an injury which curtailed his campaign and there was a lot of talk about Woodburn going out on loan but nothing happened for the Welshman who had a fantastic campaign a couple of years ago.

Rhian Brewster

Wilson was the one player that made a huge mark when he left for Hull City and because of his excellent form, a number of clubs are interested in signing the player up.

The problem with going away on loan is that it does not guarantee playing time for the youngster and that is something that we must include in any deal should either one of the three youngsters leave Anfield this summer.

Additionally, the problem with sticking to Liverpool would be a lack of playing time as Klopp would prefer to start with the best options and only look at the young players for cup competitions or for matches that don’t carry much importance.

Harry Wilson

However, we will have to keep at least one of the kids in the side as they would provide cover for our front three. It does seem likely that Wilson could be the man to break into our starting XI.

The youngster was on fire for Hull City last time around and could possibly have a bigger impact in the team than Dominic Solanke did despite being in and around the first team for numerous games last season.

Dominic Solanke

Wilson’s meteoric rise has seen him play for the Welsh national side too and he even scored a goal in a 6-0 win over China, so he has the ability to play at the top level.

However, in recent years we have seen that keeping a player at Anfield without offering regular football does not work out all that well and that is the big decision Klopp has to make.

Keeping the players here will help them learn more about the Anfield way and what Klopp wants from the starlets as he looks to bring them closer and closer to the first team but this would also mean more reserve matches and less game time in clashes that count for more.

Ben Woodburn

Ben Woodburn

Sending them out on loan could also see them lose their edge and end up playing football that is not the Liverpool way and that would affect their chances of making an impact when they return.

Read more: “Champions League incoming!” – These Liverpool fans go wild after 7-0 rout of Chester in pre-season

This is a problem that is tough to solve but whatever happens, it will be important that all the players grow and reach newer heights rather than stick to their level and lose out on their chance of making it big at Anfield.

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“It’s the wrong club for him” – ESPN pundit urges American star to snub Chelsea and join Liverpool



Christian Pulisic

Former Arsenal star and ESPN pundit Paul Mariner has told Christian Pulisic to snub Chelsea and join Liverpool.

The American sensation has been linked (h/t Guardian ) with a move to the Premier League with Chelsea and Liverpool interested in the winger.

Pulisic has found starts hard to come at the Bundesliga leaders and Mariner was quoted by the Express saying:

“No, don’t do it.

“It’s the wrong club for him.

“He’s just going to go into a hopper of decent footballers who eventually go out on loan.

“Is he going to get in the team on this present form? No he’s not.

The former Gunner added that Pulisic is still developing as a player and Liverpool would be great for him, especially because we have Jurgen Klopp

“If you were to ask me for a club he should go to – Liverpool.

“Klopp understands the Bundesliga, he understands what it takes to mould a player. He knows him very, very well.

“If Pulisic were to go to Liverpool, the nurturing and the way that Klopp puts his arm around players, I think it would be a fabulous move for him.”

The 20-year-old would be an incredible signing for the Reds and would add more firepower to our star-studded attack.

Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino haven’t been firing on all cylinders this season but the addition of Pulisic could change that.

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The American would not come on the cheap but given he has a ton of potential and is only 20, Klopp should take a punt on the Dortmund youngster.

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(Video) Liverpool star breaks down after seeing his side win 1-0 over Equatorial Guinea



Sadio Mane liverpool

Liverpool star Sadio Mane broke down in tears after Senegal’s 1-0 win over Equatorial Guinea on Saturday.

The attacker had to be helped off the pitch by his teammates despite the team winning the game. The Metro reports that Mane had the chance to double Senegal’s lead in the game but missed his chance.

Many supporters turned on the 26-year-old and booed him for the miss. When the match ended, Mane fell to the ground, tearing up.

His teammates tried to help him up but the Liverpool star fell once again before he was taken off the pitch.

Mane has struggled to perform for Liverpool this season, and it seems his form deserted him for the national side too.

Although Senegal won the game, the reaction from Mane was a little surprising. This reaction reminds us of that 3-3 draw against Crystal Palace with Luis Suarez breaking down after the match ended.

The Senegal forward is one of our most important players and we need to have him in the right frame of mind for the rest of the season.

The 26-year-old has seven goals for us this season, which isn’t a bad return, but we haven’t seen the best of our attackers yet.

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Our next game is a tough tie against Watford at Vicarage Road, and the Senegalese attacker has to be at his best if we are to pick up the three points.

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Liverpool keeping an eye on 18-year-old Brazilian sensation



Bruno Roberto

Liverpool are one of the clubs keeping an eye on Brazilian sensation Bruno Roberto, according to the Daily Mail.

The 18-year-old recently played for the senior Atletico Mineiro side and is expected to follow the “lead” by Gabriel Jesus, as per the report.

Roberto plays as an attacking midfielder and has also interested the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham and Chelsea, as per the report.

The 18-year-old could be another great Brazilian coming through the ranks and it will be interesting to see if we follow up with our interest.

Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool

Liverpool have a few Brazilian internationals in their side with Alisson and Fabinho joining in the summer. Roberto Firmino has enjoyed a fantastic spell under Jurgen Klopp and seems to be getting better with each season under his belt.

The Reds have to be wary regarding South American youngsters as we have another Brazilian on the books, Allan, that has had trouble getting work permits in Britain.

The 21-year-old is currently on loan at Eintracht Frankfurt but hasn’t played a single competitive game for the Reds since joining in 2015.

Roberto could be a star in the making and if he wants to develop into the finished article, there is no better place than Liverpool.

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Klopp has one of the best youth teams in England, and the German is known for handing chances to youngsters at the club.

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