Jurgen Klopp might just have hinted who the first top talent off the Liverpool production line under his reign at the club will be.
The Anfield boss has drawn his first three games in charge of the club since replacing Brendan Rodgers at the start of October.
And he has his next chance to get his maiden win when his side take on Bournemouth in the Capital One Cup at Anfield tomorrow night.
Klopp revealed he’s going to include one or two young players in the starting XI for that game – as he shuffles his pack ahead of the weekend Premier League clash against Chelsea.
Maybe 19-year-old midfielder Cameron Brannagan will be one of those players to get his chance?
The German boss was asked about the youngster at his pre-match press conference today and had some big praise to dish his way:
Jürgen on Cameron Brannagan: "He's a great young guy. He has everything you need for a footballer. He's really a talent." #LFC
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) October 27, 2015
If Brannagan does get a game then it will be his debut for the club and could mark the beginning of some big changes being made by Klopp at Liverpool.
Liverpool fans reserve a special place for homegrown talent and will be keen to see the next wave of youngsters live up to the standard set by Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling before them.
As for Brannagan, he’s a playmaker with plenty of ability on the ball – and should strike comparisons with Philippe Coutinho for most people who have seen him in action.
Here are some of his best bits in the Reds youth academy:
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