VIDEO: Liverpool 16-year-old scores twice for England Under-18s

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Liverpool forward Ryan Kent bagged a brace as England’s Under-18s secured a comfortable win against Hungary.

Liverpool have one of the best youth setups in the country and a core of superb young talent, which supplies first team boss Brendan Rodgers with youngsters to mix in alongside more established and experienced stars.

Ryan Kent has a long way to go before he gets anywhere near the Liverpool first team but he’s playing well, above his age group and he’s grabbing attention in a positive way.

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Kent was one of the stand out performers as the England Under-18s secured an easy 4-0 win against Hungary, suggesting he may soon progress to Under-19 level for his country, taking part in important European qualifiers.

Here’s a little more about him as well as his goals against Hungary.

1) Born in Oldham, Kent joined Liverpool as an Under-9 player and has stayed with the club ever since.

2) He featured for the Under-16 and Under-18 teams last season, playing in the NextGen series.

3) He covers multiple positions across the midfield, playing as a winger or as an attacking midfielder.

4) He was one of the highest scoring teenagers in pre-season for Liverpool, bagging four goals from friendly appearances.

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