Report: Liverpool interested in Sunderland’s Luke Hewitson

A general view of the corner flag during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at  Anfield on January 30, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Sunderland’s Luke Hewitson is reportedly on the radar of Liverpool.

A general view (GV) of Anfield Stadium prior to the Group C match of the UEFA Champions League between Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield on September 18, 2018 in Liverpool,...

Liverpool are interested in signing Sunderland youngster Luke Hewitson, according to The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 61, April 7, 2019).

It has been reported that the Sunderland Under-14 goalkeeper will go to Liverpool this week for talks and will train ahead of joining the Merseyside club’s academy.

 

Good decision?

Liverpool have a very good academy and have a strong record of producing good players.

Hewitson is a very talented and promising youngster, and he will develop and progress at the Premier League club’s academy.

A general view of Stadium of Light, home of Sunderland FC during the Sky Bet League One match between Sunderland and Fleetwood Town at Stadium of Light on September 8, 2018 in Sunderland,...

Season hopes

Liverpool are aiming to win the Premier League and the Champions League this season, while Sunderland are challenging for automatic promotion to the Championship at the end of the campaign.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are at the top of the Premier League table at the moment with 82 points from 33 matches, a point clear of second-placed Manchester City, who have played 32 games.

As for Sunderland, the Black Cats are currently third in the League One standings with 79 points from 39 matches, level on points with second-placed Barnsley, who have played 41 games.

A general view of the corner flag during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Leicester City at  Anfield on January 30, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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