Report: Several clubs want to take Sepp van den Berg on loan

Liverpool have an academy stacked with talent, the first team isn’t too bad either. As a result some bright youngsters have to be sent away for short periods in order to gain some senior experience. According to The Athletic, several clubs want to take Sepp van den Berg on loan after his impressive spell at Preston North End.

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Sepp van den Berg wonderkid

When Liverpool signed Sepp van den Berg they pipped a number of Europe’s top clubs to his signature.

The youngster was wanted by the likes of Bayern Munich and Ajax thanks to his impressive performances for PEC Zwolle.

Since arriving on Merseyside the towering Dutchman has made sporadic appearances for the first team, sometimes looking out of his depth and sometimes looking like a first team star in the making.

This season saw his place in the pecking order thoroughly exhibited as he was overlooked for a step up with Rhys Williams and Nat Phillips favoured.

Sepp van den Berg loan interest

Sepp van den Berg was sent on loan to Preston North End in the winter window as part of the deal which saw Ben Davies join Liverpool.

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Since joining the Championship side the youngster has impressed in his adjusted role as a right back.

The lanky teenager has impressed to the extent that several Championship clubs want him on loan next season according to The Athletic.

The outlet has claimed that one of the interested clubs are currently in contention for promotion.

What RTK has to say

This is excellent news.

Sepp van den Berg heading out again next season would be great experience for the young lad.

He is just 19-years-old and he is continually impressing in the second tier whilst having to adapt to a new position.

Fingers crossed he is afforded a similarly prominent role wherever he is next term.

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