Liverpool’s crop of youth expertise is as vibrant because it has ever been, with a gradual stream of touted prospects pushing for competition in supervisor Jurgen Klopp’s considering over the approaching seasons.
Trent Alexander-Arnold is the salient instance, with 18-year-old midfielder Stefan Bajcetic breaking into the fold this season and shining as his senior friends flounder, whereas starlet Ben Doak is pushing for additional alternatives after dazzling at youth degree, scoring ten targets and supplying seven assists this season.
The projected inflow of aspiring hopefuls bodes effectively for the Reds’ future sustainability; with the Merseyside outfit at present languishing seven factors behind Tottenham Hotspur, Klopp would possibly fail to qualify for Champions League for the primary time in any of his six full seasons in English soccer, and whereas progress on the pitch is just not precisely fruitful, cementing a protracted future on the forefront of European soccer would go much more seamlessly with academy graduates melding with the incomings on the switch entrance.
One such expertise who may very effectively discover themselves on the centre of the membership’s future plans is proficient centre-forward Keyrol Figueroa, with the proficient 16-year-old already making an impression with Liverpool’s U18s outfit.
Who’s Keyrol Figueroa?
The precocious teenager has been making waves on the maiden stage of his profession, with Liverpoolfc.com stating: “Blessed with nice tempo, Keyrol is able to scoring spectacular targets, and he’ll function for the U18s as a first-year scholar in 2022-23.”
And regardless of his tender age, the Honduras-born prodigy has already solid 9 appearances for the Reds’ U18s, scoring one purpose and supplying two assists.
Hailed as a “16-year-old purpose scoring monster” by MLS specialist, Maximiliano Bretos, the feats that belie Figueroa’s youth and inexperience depart him in good stead to remain forward of the curve and certainly emulate the burgeoning rise of the likes of Doak, who has been dubbed “the decide of the bunch” by journalist Keifer MacDonald when discussing the Anfield youth ranks.
The “prime expertise” that’s Figueroa – as remarked by Ben Bocsak – will presumably begin that includes for Liverpool’s U21s earlier than his 18th birthday, which might characterize a staggering development to eclipse the requirements demanded by the powers that be on the crimson half of Merseyside.
Figueroa is a way from prominence among the many senior aspect at Anfield, however with such a ‘monstrous’ begin to life at Kirkby, he may effectively discover himself flourishing as one of many centrepieces to make sure success over the subsequent decade on Merseyside.