Liverpool have been recruiting the team of tomorrow in recent years. We’ve seen the club bring in some of the brightest youngsters in Europe in order to prepare for the future. The best of the bunch are out on loan at the moment. Fans have been raving over Sepp van den Berg as he continues to impress at Preston.
Sepp van den Berg record breaker
Liverpool signed Sepp van den Berg in the summer of 2019.
The Dutchman arrived hot on the heels of our sixth European Cup win.
Along with Harvey Elliott, he was one of only two outfield signings.
Prior to joining the Reds the centre back had broken the record for being the youngest player to reach ten appearances in the Dutch to flight.
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Since arriving at Anfield he’s made sporadic first team appearances in the cups and he’s impressed for the U23s.
In January he joined Preston North End on loan as part of the deal which saw the Reds sign Ben Davies; the Championship side also have first dibs on him for a loan move next season.
Sepp van den Berg impresses at Preston
January was hectic time for Kopites and our youth centre back heading to the Championship may have gone under the radar for some.
It hasn’t gone under the radar for fans of the Lilywhites.
Sepp van den Berg has been in fine form for Preston North End.
The Dutchman has been deployed at right back by Alex Neil, the gaffer also has Everton starlet Anthony Gordon on loan.
This weekend saw Van den Berg earn another clean sheet, he’s yet to concede in his first two games for the Lilywhites.
WhoScored awarded him an impressive 7.34 rating for his solid defensive performance.
The 19-year-old made three tackles and two interceptions in the game.
Twitter raving over Van den Berg
Some want Sepp van den Berg at Preston again next season.
He’s been incredible despite playing out of position.
Kopites are pleased to hear the rave reviews.