The Reds welcome Unai Emery’s Arsenal to Anfield in the fourth round of the competition this week and, with both sides likely to field youthful starting elevens, numerous elements of the clash could prove beneficial to Jürgen Klopp’s less experience squad members.
Author: James Noble
The nature of the contest and its cast may be trickier to predict than on many previous occasions, but Liverpool will know they can tick some big – and new – boxes, whatever the context, come 4.30pm on Sunday afternoon.
At such a young age, with so many attributes and so much progress made already, the Academy graduate’s possibilities – and options – feel uniquely broad.
From Southampton to Salzburg — via Barcelona — there are verbal gems and key moments aplenty behind the Reds’ ever-improving mentality under the German.