Liverpool are ready to capture the services of a very young but talented player to their youth setup ahead of the 2018-19 season, according to report.
The Reds haven’t been doing too well at the youth level despite having England legend Steven Gerrard as their head coach.
As a way to put an end to the unwanted trend, the Reds have made move to capture Manchester City’s young striker Bobby Duncan this summer after the player’s decision to quit his six years spell at the Etihad Stadium.
The 17-year-old star, who is Steven Gerrard’s cousin joined the Citizens at the age of 11 but didn’t get the major breakthrough he was hoping for. As result of his not-too-successful stay with the Etihad outfits, Duncan is set to join his uncle at Anfield to continue his development under the tutelage of the former Liverpool player.
While confirming his decision to leave Manchester City, the youngster wrote on his verified Instagram account that he was pleased to have stayed with the club for six years but he feels it is time to move on with his elsewhere so as to achieve his dream of becoming a top player in the nearest future.
He also revealed it was a tough decision to leave the Premier League Champions but he believes it will be for the good and rapid development of his young career
“It’s been an amazing 6 years at Manchester City. It was a difficult decision for me and my family but the time is right for a new challenge and to fulfil my dreams and potential elsewhere.”he wrote on his Instagram account.