Liverpool’s first team is one of the strongest in the world, the very strongest if you go by the Club World Cup. As such most of the Reds’ business at the minute is in an effort to build for the future. We saw this last year with the signings of Sepp van den Berg and Harvey Elliott and the Reds look set to repeat the trick this summer – Liverpool appear to have signed Melkamu Frauendorf from Hoffenheim with the wonderkid updating his Instagram bio.
Build for tomorrow
The Reds first team at the moment is pretty hard to improve on.
If it ain’t broke then don’t fix it, to improve on the current starting XI it would take a king’s ransom and the signing of a player such as Kylian Mbappe.
With the current squad set to stick together for at least a few more years the Reds are turning their attentions to the best young talents in Europe in order to assemble the best team of tomorrow.
Liverpool sign Frauendorf
Kicker reported in June that Liverpool were interested in Frauendorf and it appears this interest has paid off.
The 16-year-old represents Germany at youth level but was born in Ethiopia.
In his last season for Hoffenheim’s U17s he netted seven goals and bagged five assists, typically playing behind the striker or on the left wing.
The teenager has recently updated his Instagram bio to include Liverpool FC which should confirm that he has completed his Merseyside switch.
Liverpool have signed Frauendorf from the same club they bagged Roberto Firmino from in 2015.
Like the Brazilian, the teenager has played most of his football in Germany as an attacking midfielder.
Since joining the Reds we have seen Bobby converted into a deep lying striker, a role that Firmino sometimes played in Germany.
At just 16-years-old Frauendorf has plenty of time to find his feet in the game, develop his style and find his role.
Fingers crossed the youngster fulfils his enormous potential, if he does it could save the club millions in the future.