Liverpool’s Youth Signings 2017-18

The 2017-18 season is up on us and there are a number of new faces in Liverpool youth teams.

There were a number of releases from both Under23’s and Under-18’s prior to the start of the 2017-18 season.

Ted Cann (West Bromwich Albion), Tom Brewitt (Middlesbrough), Jake Brimmer (Perth Glory), Madger Gomes (Leeds United), Adam Phillips (Norwich City), Jack Dunn (Tranmer Rovers) and Sam Hart (Blackburn Rovers).

Under-23 midfielder Kevin Stewart left for Hull City in a £4 million deal.

Toni Gomes (Forest Green Rovers), Brooks Lennon (Real Salt Lake), Jordan Williams (Rochdale), Shamal George (Carlisle United), Pedro Chirivella (Willem II), Ryan Kent (SC Freiburg), Connor Randall (Hearts), Sheyi Ojo (Fulham) and Allan (Apollon Limassol) also left on loan.

A number of Under-18’s players including Bobby Adekanye and Conor Masterson have been promoted to the Under-23’s, so who are this season’s new signings?

Dal Varesanovic

Bosnian youth international left winger who joined Liverpool who is regarded as one of the best talents to come out of Bosnia. Joined Liverpool when he was 16-years-old, becoming the youngest player to sign a professional contract with Liverpool.

Patrik Raitanen

Finnish centre back who began his career with FC Jazz, playing for their Under-19’s side when he was just 15-years-old. Signed a four-year deal with Liverpool after playing for FC Jazz B team and Finland Under-16’s.

Edvard Tagseth

Norwegian wonderkid attacking midfielder who was chased by the biggest clubs in Europe before agreeing to join Liverpool from Neset FK in 2015 and joining two years later on his 16th Birthday.

Had trials with Manchester City, Manchester United, Ajax and Everton and looks to be a real star in the making.

Vitezslav Jaros

Czech keeper who joined Liverpool for £300,000 from Slavia Prague. Had a trial with Southampton and Liverpool in 2016 before agreeing a move to Merseyside.

Football-Wonderkids Liverpool Under-18’s team for 2017-18 season

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  1. Good to see Ryan Kent head off to the Bundesliga. Along with some of the other British talent going over there like Sancho, it seems that going to Germany and playing at what is really an elite level is the way forward. We’ve all seen what happened with the national side from youth upwards. New methods/techniques could be good for the player and the national side. Getting my LFC hat on, there’s some talent in this youth team. Gomes who was at Leeds I heard is a bit special. Leeds weren’t keen on letting him go. Rhian Brewster looks decent too. If they can follow Ben Woodburn’s footsteps, we’ve got a decent few coming through here.

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