Liverpool have three players shining in the Championship right now and they could command a hefty price before long. That’s if reports elsewhere are anything to go by.
Harvey Elliott, Harry Wilson and Sheyi Ojo all look great at the moment. Elliott stands out above all, of course, as a 17-year-old but the trio shine in the second tier.
Elliott and Wilson are both top five for creating chances in the Championship, for instance (Elliott 5th, Wilson 3rd).
Elliott and Ojo both sit in the top 10 for assists, too (Elliott 4th, Ojo 10th).
All three have goals, too. Wilson and Ojo, playing together at Cardiff City, have three goals each. Elliott sits above them with four.
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Altogether, Wilson has seven goal contributions, Ojo has eight, and Elliott has ten. The trio look great, are delivering the goods, and do so despite playing for middling Championship sides.
As for what this all means for Liverpool, we can look at reports elsewhere.
Liverpool clearly have three valuable assets here. We say that because the Athletic’s David Ornstein believes Norwich value Emiliano Buendia at £40m.
Now, Buendia is the standout player in the Championship. He has seven goals, six assists and comfortably leads the way in creating chances.
He’s a big reason why Norwich are fighting for promotion.
But Buendia is also a year older than both Wilson and Ojo, while playing in a side he’s firmly settled in. He’s seven years older than Elliott.
If the price to sign the top player in the Championship is £40m, Wilson and Ojo must be worth close to half that. They’re certainly performing that way.
They can both be worth a considerable amount of money to Liverpool, should the Reds want to move them on.
As for Elliott, we can’t imagine what he’s worth. He’s performing better than almost every Championship player in his position – only Buendia himself can top him.
And he’s doing it at 17, far from Buendia’s 24. Liverpool, clearly, have a teenager who’s now worth an absolute fortune.