Luca Stephenson could be a star of the future for Liverpool

Liverpool are interested in signing Sunderland youngster Luca Stephenson according to The Sun.

What’s the story?

The 15-year-old is the latest in a line of Sunderland academy talents after Jordan Pickford and Jordan Henderson made it to the big time.

According to the report, it will take Liverpool £500,000 to sign the young midfielder who has been dubbed the new Jordan Henderson.

The youngster will likely join the U23 squad and will sign a professional contract when he turns 17.

One for the future

By all accounts, Stephenson looks like he could be a top player for years to come and the Reds will be pleased if they can snap him up at such a young age.

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With recent Liverpool academy graduate Trent Alexander-Arnold establishing himself as a key first-team player, Jurgen Klopp has shown that he is willing to put his faith in the system, and Stephenson will be in the perfect environment to hone his talents.