Liverpool starlets joining Club World Cup squad… after being thrashed by Villa

first_img Check out all the live commentaries coming up across our network this week… 1 Liverpool’s young squad were on the wrong end of a 5-0 thrashing – but some players did catch the eye Klopp made the decision to split his squad as Liverpool begin their Club World Cup campaign less than 24 hours after the Carabao Cup fixture, with the German taking a strong first-team squad out to Qatar earlier this week.And now the Villa clash is out of the way, Hoever, Van den Berg and Kelleher are all flying out to join Liverpool’s senior squad in Qatar.However, it is understood Harvey Elliott, who impressed during the defeat at Villa as part of the youngest Liverpool team in the club’s history on Tuesday, will not be making the trip. Jurgen Klopp has invited three of Liverpool’s promising young players over to Qatar to join his Club World Cup squad – despite all playing in the Carabao Cup rout at Aston Villa.Defenders Ki-Jana Hoever and Sepp van den Berg and goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher all took to the pitch as a remarkably youthful Reds outfit were thrashed 5-0 on Tuesday night to drop out the Cup at the quarter-final stage. Liverpool vs Monterrey (Wednesday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Everton vs Leicester (Wednesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Manchester United vs Colchester (Wednesday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORTMiddlesbrough vs Stoke (Friday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Everton vs Arsenal (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTAston Villa vs Southampton (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Cardiff vs Preston (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Manchester City vs Leicester (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTSheffield Wednesday vs Bristol City (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2 AFP or licensors LIVE on talkSPORT After 20 senior players flew out on Sunday just three places were left available.With only two fit first-team centre-backs in Virgil Van Dijk and Joe Gomez, Hoever, who came off with cramp against Villa but has been passed fit, and Van Den Berg will provide some cover for Jurgen Klopp if necessary.Liverpool play their semi-final against Mexican side Monterrey on Wednesday evening – and you can listen to full LIVE commentary of the match on talkSPORT 2!last_img read more