Five wonderkids to consider as Liverpool boss on FM17

Liverpool do not have the same lofty expectations as many of their rivals.

Premier League victory is only just creeping into the horizon, although it is possible in your first season, and a season without the clutter of European fixtures gives a nice starting point to your campaign.

Mould the squad how you see fit, with qualifying for the Champions League a must to keep your star players. Talent in attacking positions could dictate how you set your team up, but it should not rule out further forward additions.

Balance in the Liverpool squad is non-existent. Defensive woes of late are reflected in the ratings of their defenders on Football Manager and you must address this issue as soon as possible if you are to have any significant success.

With that in mind, young defenders could be the way forward. If you are willing to take the time to nurture them they could be a viable answer at the back.

The rest of the team should not be forgotten, though, as you look to build a youthful second string…