'Next Gareth Bale' bags a brace in Liverpool FA Youth Cup win

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Liverpool 16-year-old Harry Wilson bagged a brace as Liverpool defeated Aston Villa in the FA Youth Cup.

Harry Wilson made history when he became an international player with Wales at the age of just 16.

He’s one of the most exciting players in Liverpool’s youth system at the moment and he produced a superb performance last night in a 3-1 win against Aston Villa in the FA Youth Cup.

Wilson bagged a brace as first team boss Brendan Rodgers watched on after Aston Villa had cancelled out a Daniel Trickett-Smith opener, after coming off the bench as a replacement for Sheyi Ojo.

Wilson’s first goal (Liverpool’s second) was a good piece of individual skill and his second (Liverpool’s third) was a simple finish following good work from Ryan Kent to create the chance.

The trick now for Wilson is consistency at playing at a very high level regularly for Liverpool in the Premier Academy League with the under-18s and the Premier League with the under-21s.

He’s already proven to be good enough for Chris Coleman to use at international level and if he keeps up this sort of performance, it may not be too long until he’s on the fringes of the Liverpool senior side.

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