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Sepp van den Berg & Harvey Elliott proof that Liverpool are planning for life after Jurgen Klopp

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Manager Jurgen Klopp of Liverpool during pre-season training at Melwood Training Ground on July 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England.

Liverpool have already secured the signature of Sepp van den Berg and are reportedly keen on Fulham's Harvey Elliott.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Sepp van den Berg and Rhian Brewster of Liverpool during pre-season training at Melwood Training Ground on July 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England.

Whilst the talk and the main focus around Liverpool will be to try and win that elusive Premier League crown, it hasn't stopped Jurgen Klopp from ensuring that the future of the Anfield club is in safe hands. 

Sometimes it's not about what you do in the current moment, but it's about the legacy you leave behind and Klopp may be doing just that if Harvey Elliott joins Sepp van den Berg at the Merseyside club. 

BBC Sport are reporting that the Reds are keen to sign the highly-rated 16-year-old attacker from Fulham, with the club seemingly beating off the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain for his signature.

 

Earlier on in the window, Liverpool snapped up the services of another top talent. This time it was 17-year-old defender Van den Berg [LFC's official website]

This is further proof that whilst Klopp is trying to make his mark at the club by winning the Champions League, and aiming for that Premier League crown, he and the club are ensuring that the future will remain bright for the club.

As things stand, Liverpool are on course to continue in their ways and end their barren run of becoming champions of England once again, but given the size of the club, once they get over that line it's important they stay on the right side. 

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Sepp van den Berg of Liverpool during pre-season training at Melwood Training Ground on July 7, 2019 in Liverpool, England.

The signing of Van den Berg is an exciting one because Dutch footballers in recent times, especially centre-backs, have proven what they can grow into if they are given time and guidance.

The youngster will be looking no further than Virgil van Dijk for inspiration, and Klopp, at this moment in time, is the right manager for him to grow into something special.

The same can be said for Elliott, who became the youngest ever Premier League player last season, and if he can make take the right steps up then the Reds have two players who may just be causing havoc in 10 years time. 

Harvey Elliott of Fulham before the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Cardiff City at Craven Cottage on April 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom.

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