Liverpool manager “impressed” by 16 year old’s first team training session

Luis Diaz

Liverpool illustrious manager, Jurgen Klopp, renowned for nurturing young talents, seems to have found a new prospect within the Reds’ youth ranks.

Since his tenure began, Klopp’s commitment to integrating youth players into the first team has been unwavering. This tradition persists, strikingly so with 16-year-old sensation, Trey Nyoni, who has recently piqued interest throughout the club.

A TRADITION OF TRUST IN YOUTH continued by Liverpool

Klopp’s philosophy, evident since his initial days at Liverpool, underscores his belief in the potential of the club’s youngsters. His presence at youth games is not an uncommon sight, having been a symbol of hope for many aspiring talents. The seamless transition of the first team to the AXA Training Centre,

Sharing grounds with the Academy, further symbolises this enduring commitment. It’s within this environment of opportunity that talents such as Ben Doak, Jarell Quansah, and notably, Trey Nyoni, thrive.

Nyoni joined Leicester’s academy at the age of six and helped England’s U16s win the Montaigu Tournament earlier this year, although he did not feature in the final as they beat Japan 3-2 on penalties.

Among his goals for Liverpool’s U18s was a 96th minute winner in a 2-1 victory over local rivals Everton. “He had a big smile on his face and he was buzzing,” U18s boss Marc Bridge-Wilkinson said.

“It was a nice moment for him and it was a lovely little finish. It was a really pleasing moment for Trey and it was a really pleasing moment for the team because I thought we deserved to win that game.”

Bridge-Wilkinson was also full of praise for the way Nyoni and fellow 16-year-old prospect Amara Nallo, who joined Liverpool from West Ham over the summer, have settled in. “They are both really good boys with really good attitudes,” he added.

“Youngster obviously want to be professional footballers so they have come here with a real purpose as to why they are here.

They have settled in with the other boys really well and fitted in well.

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