Report shares when Sepp Van den Berg will undergo Liverpool medical

2nd June 2019, Liverpool, Merseyside; Liverpool FC celebration parade after their Champions League final win over Tottenham Hotspur in Madrid on 1st June; Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp...

Premier League giants Liverpool have reportedly beaten Bayern Munich and Ajax to PEC Zwolle's Eredivisie wonderkid Sepp Van den Berg.

Sepp van den Berg of PEC Zwolle during the Dutch Eredivisie match between PEC Zwolle and VVV Venlo at the MAC3Park stadium on May 12, 2019 in Zwolle, The Netherlands

Sepp Van den Berg is set to undergo a medical at Liverpool on Wednesday with the PEC Zwolle wonderkid about to become Jurgen Klopp’s first signing of the summer transfer window, according to The Telegraph.

He may not be Matthijs de Ligt, Bruno Fernandes or Nicolas Pepe but the 17-year-old centre-back looks every inch another inspired transfer coup for a club who have arguably the best scouting system in European football right now.

 

Despite his tender years, Van den Berg has already played 16 first team games in the Eredivisie with former Zwolle coach Jaap Stam, a world-class defender in his playing days, clearly taking a shine on the floppy-haired teen.

And if there are any Liverpool fans who still need convincing about Van den Berg’s potential, consider this; the Champions of Europe have beaten both Bayern Munich and Ajax to his signature while agreeing to pay just £1.79 million.

Mike van Duinen of PEC Zwolle, Sepp van den Berg of PEC Zwolle, Martin Odegaard Eudegaard Oedegaard of Vitesse during the Dutch Eredivisie match between Vitesse Arnhem and PEC Zwolle at...

Van den Berg will apparently undergo a medical on Wednesday.

When you consider that fees of around £70 or £80 million are being bandied around for De Ligt, a fellow Dutchman who is just two years older than the Zwolle starlet, you have to wonder what Van den Berg will be worth after a few years under the stewardship of Jurgen Klopp.

Matthijs de Ligt of Netherlands in action during the UEFA Nations League Final between Portugal and the Netherlands at Estadio do Dragao on June 9, 2019 in Porto, Portugal.

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