Everything we can possibly tell you about new Liverpool signing Kristof Polgar

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We have endeavored to bring you as much information on the talented Hungarian as we can. Are you looking forward to seeing him in action?

It has been announced that Liverpool are expected to snap up 16-year-old defender Kristof Polgar after impressing the club on trial periods.

The teenager is expected to join up with the academy from next season as one of his representatives Tibor Pataky confirmed earlier in the week:

"Kristof trialled with Liverpool on two occasions earlier in the year, and he and his parents are currently in Liverpool enjoying the hospitality of the club. We are looking forward to an exciting day, and in a few days the Hungarian presence at Liverpool will be extended."

We have done everything in our power to bring you a few interesting facts from across the web relating to Kristof Polgar; a little something for Liverpool fans to sink their teeth in to I have no doubt.

1. Kristof Polgar was previously a member of MTK Budapest’s youth academy.

2. It is not the first time Liverpool have raided the club as fellow Hungarians such as Peter Gulacsi, Andras Simon, Krisztian Nemeth and current under-21 talent Krisztian Adorjan all made the same switch.

3. Before signing for Liverpool the club ran the rule over the player in two separate trial periods in January and February this year. He arrived with team-mate Kevin Korozman with Polgar impressing against Birmingham City's under-16's.

4. His registration is currently owned by Hungarian based agency Careers Management Group who also manage the affairs of Bolton stopper Adam Bogdan, West Brom midfielder Zoltan Gera and former Newcastle United defender Tamas Kadar.

5. One potentially disturbing fact has arisen about the deal, courtesy of an excellent blog by Jaimie Kanwar which you can read here. The youngster admitted Manchester United is his ‘favourite’ club.

On March 10th a regular Liverpool fan and Hungarian football expert known as Bence on Twitter had a few things to say about the talented player…

Will you be keeping an eye on the player?

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