Liverpool will put faith in starlets Neco Williams and Curtis Jones and NOT sign replacements

Liverpool will NOT splash out on a defender and midfielder with Jurgen Klopp ready to keep faith in youngsters Neco Williams and Curtis Jones, insists assistant Pep Lijnders

  • The Reds will not go to the market for a right-sided defender or midfielder
  • Assistant Pep Lijnders says academy graduates are good enough to do the job
  • Comments show confidence in Neco Williams, who’s been abused on Twitter 
  • Both starlets are expected to play against Arsenal in Carabao Cup tonight

Liverpool will not dip into the transfer market to strengthen their right flank because Jurgen Klopp has confidence in young starlets Neco Williams and Curtis Jones to deliver.

Klopp’s right-hand man, assistant coach Pepijn Lijnders, has made a public show of confidence in the teenagers, as the Reds prepare to face Arsenal in the Carabao Cup fourth round at Anfield.

Liverpool have strengthened their title-winning team this summer, with the addition of Diogo Jota and Thiago Alcantara to add firepower and creativity, and Kostas Tsimikas to give cover for Andy Robertson at left back – but notably they…