John Aldridge is very excited about Liverpool gem Adam Lewis

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Adam Lewis of Liverpool during a training session at Melwood Training Ground on September 27, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

The young Liverpool left-back seems to have a very bright future in football.

Marcus Edwards of Tottenham Hotspur battles with Adam Lewis and Curtis Jones of Liverpool during the Premier League 2 match between Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield on August 17,...

John Aldridge has told The Irish Independent that Adam Lewis has the potential to be a 'star' at Liverpool.

The 19-year-old is one of the most exciting academy players at Melwood at the moment, along with Rhian Brewster.

During his spell in charge of Liverpool's Under-18s, Steven Gerrard made the young left-back captain and has been linked with trying to sign him for Rangers [The Sun, 16/02/2019].

In fact, Gerrard said in 2017 that he has never seen an up-and-coming full-back as exciting as Lewis in an attacking sense.

 

The Reds might need a new left-back this summer after losing Alberto Moreno, leaving Andy Robertson as Jurgen Klopp's only recognised option for that role at the moment.

But Liverpool legend Aldridge feels that the teenager could perhaps be promoted by Klopp.

He told The Irish Independent: "Young Adam Lewis could be a contender to step into the team at left back.

"I would never want to put too much pressure on kids at a formative stage of their career, something would have to go very badly wrong for Lewis not to hit the big-time because he has all the raw materials to become a star."

It's certainly big praise from Aldridge and it really isn't unthinkable that Klopp will bring him into the senior set-up.

He impressed for the Under-23s last season and with Liverpool needing another left-back, why not?

The German manager will be using young Brewster a lot more often this season, promoting the 19-year-old instead of signing a replacement for Daniel Sturridge and, logically, the same could happen with Lewis.

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Adam Lewis of Liverpool during a training session at Melwood Training Ground on September 27, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

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