Liverpool have a bright future with Jones, Wilson, Brannagan, Kent and Sinclair

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Taking a closer look at five Liverpool teenagers who could excel in the future.

Liverpool are famous for developing their young players and their first-team is often sprinkled with talent that has come through the ranks at the club.

Currently the likes of Raheem Sterling and Jordon Ibe are impressing for the first-team while defender Jon Flanagan is nearing his return from a long-term injury.

But there are a group of teenagers who could ultimately form the bedrock of the Liverpool side of the future. Here we take a look at five of the best.

Lloyd Jones (centre-back)

Lloyd Jones is a 19-year-old centre-back who has a very good reputation at Anfield.

Signed from Plymouth Argyle, he previously represented Wales at under-19 level before switching to England, for whom he has made four under-20 appearances to date.

With 39 appearances for Liverpool’s under-21s under his belt, along with loan spells at Cheltenham Town and Accrington Stanley, he is one to watch.

Harry Wilson (left wing)

Arguably the most exciting young player to come through the Liverpool ranks in recent times, Wilson is the youngest player ever to be capped at senior international level for Wales.

The 18-year-old is a regular goal-threat who provides plenty of assists, with four in just six UEFA Youth League appearances this season.

Cameron Brannagan (attacking midfield)

Attacking midfielder Cameron Brannagan gave a great account of himself in the recent Liverpool All-stars match at Anfield and it should not be long before he adds to his solitary first-team appearance.

The 18-year-old is a sparkling talent and he could become one of Liverpool’s best players over the next few years.

Ryan Kent (secondary striker)

Regularly named as the most skilful player at his level when fellow Liverpool youngsters take part in the club’s weekly Q&A interviews, Ryan Kent could form a highly effective strike partnership with another player on this list.

The 18-year-old has scored twice in seven under-21 matches to date, setting up an additional three in that time.

Jerome Sinclair (striker)

Another player who shone for Liverpool’s All-stars recently, Jerome Sinclair has been benefiting from working with Liverpool great Robbie Fowler on the training field.

The teenager could even get a chance as early as next season given the need for goal-scorers at Anfield right now.

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