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Liverpool FC Teams Under-21s, Under-19s and Under-18s – Development Squad / Teams

Liverpool’s Under-21s, Under-19s and Under-18s make up the development process for young players at the club.

So who are the stars in their development squad?

The Reds have a total of 44 stars in the Academy. Out of them, 3 are out on loan while the rest 41 are spread in the academy for different teams.


Shamal George:

He joined the club in 2009 and used to play for Manor FC before Liverpool. He is a good shot stopper.

Ben Williams:

He has been in the team from the under six age and has gone for England training camps all across different age groups. He is a regular for the under 18s.

Daniel Atherton:

He has been at the club since the under 12 age. He was injured in the beginning of the 2016-17 season but is now a regular in the academy.

Vitezslav Jaros:

He signed for the club in 2017. He started his academy career under the tutelage of iconic Liverpool ex-captain Steven Gerrard.

Kai Mckenzie Lyle:

He is from Barnet and joined the Reds in 2018. He has international caps from Guyana and travelled with the Reds team previously

Ben Winterbottom:

He joined us in the spring of 2019 in March. He is from Blackburn rovers and is a good shot-stopper. .


Ki Jana Hoever:

Klopp said of his display versus Wolves: “He did well. He came on and did well. That’s how it sometimes starts – when you are really needed then it is only about if you are good enough and not how old you are.

The youngster is making great grounds.

Conor Masterson:

He is a commanding centre back. He was a part of the first team in 2016 during a FA Cup match against Exeter City.

George Johnston:

A left footed centre back who has been at the club since the age of 9. He is a committed defender who goes in for every tackle in the game.

Corey Whelan:

A versatile player who can play across multiple positions in the defence. He can play as a centre back but also cover as a right back when his team needs him to.

Adam Lewis:

Another versatile player who usually plays as a left back but due to his close ball control he can also play as a midfielder for the Reds.


He comes from a club with a big reputation for producing youngsters; Barcelona. He joined the Reds in the beginning of the 2016-17 season.

Tom Clayton:

He is with the club from the under nine levels. He is good with the ball at his feet and has a great personality for a player so young.

Rhys Williams:

A strong controlling centre half who made his under 18 display while still in school. He is a part of the FA Cup winning squad in the youth league for Liverpool.

Neco Williams:

A full back who plays on the right and loves to bomb forward and join the attack. His assists and goals have drawn him comparison with TAA.

Morgan Boyes:

Another attacking minded player. He plays at centre back but loves to distribute and charge forward with the ball and can also fit in at left back.

Patrik Raitanen:

A tall, lanky player who plays as a centre back. He joined us in 2017 and was previously with FC Jazz in Finland.

Tony Gallacher:

The left back is greatly loved by the Liverpool faithful after scoring a stunning strike in the under 23 match in a top game against Arsenal.

Jack Walls:

He can play three positions. A centre back, a right back, and on the right wing. Despite back to back injuries he has made a great comeback.

Remi Savage:

A competitive player who joined the Reds as an under 9 player. He can play as a centre back or a left back.

Owen Beck:

Moving from Stoke City, he has a brilliantly talented left foot. He has also played for under 18 and under 17 levels for Wales.


Connor Randall:

An academy player who has been at the club from the age of six. He has a great passing range and vision at this young age. He has been out on loan a couple of times.

Isaac Cristie Davies:

He was brought in from Chelsea. An youth player from Chelsea he has a brilliant vision for a pass. Initially he was on trial before making the move permanent.

Bobby Adekanye:

Another youth product who came to Liverpool from the academy of La Masia at Barcelona. To add to his potential he was at Ajax before joining La Masia. He is a winger who can play on either wing.

Liam Cole:

A special young midfielder who broke into the side when he was only 15 years old. After spending most of the time on the sidelines in the 2017-18 season, he signed a new deal with the club in 2018 November.

Abdi Sharif:

A versatile player who can play in three different positions. He can play as a centre back or a right back but primarily opts to play as a central midfielder.

Edvard Tagseth:

He joined the reds in 2017. A hard working enthusiastic player, he was injured for a while in the middle.

Luis Longstaff:

A dynamic winger who joined the Reds in 2015

Elijah Dixon Bonner:

A number 10 player he joined us from Arsenal.

Alex Turner:

A versatile player who can play anywhere across the midfield.

Yasser Larouci:

The dynamic winger joined us from French side Le Havre

Matteo Ritaccio:

An Italian American player he plays in midfield.

Jake Cain:

A midfielder with great creativity and vision

Leighton Clarkson:

A player with a great passing range.

Niall Brookwell:

A player who can play in midfield or centre back

Dal Varesanovic:

He is a creative midfielder who joined us from Bosnia


Glen McAuley:

A prolific scorer known for his scoring.

Paul Glatzel:

Another prolific scorer who has played for England and Germany in the youth level

Bobby Duncan:

He joined the Reds in 2018.

Fidel O’Rourke:

A brilliant eye for goal in him

Jack Bearne:

A striker who can play as a number 10 or a winger.


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