Liverpool fans have plenty to be excited about in the academy. The Reds have been hoovering up the brightest talents in the game in recent years, resulting in some truly impressive youth sides. One youngster appears to be head and shoulders above the rest. Liverpool fans were left stunned by Kaide Gordon against Everton U23s this week.
Kaide Gordon wonderkid
In January Liverpool signed Kaide Gordon from Derby County.
The Reds swooped in to sign the 16-year-old shortly after Wayne Rooney handed the teenager his senior debut.
Since his arrival on Merseyside he’s been making waves.
He was a standout performer for the U18s last term and he scored on his debut for the U23s.
Over the summer he was afforded regular minutes in pre-season friendlies and his confident performances caught the eye.
The Athletic has claimed he is in line for minutes in the domestic cups this season.
Kaide Gordon shines in Liverpool v Everton U23s
This week saw the mini derby played out away at Everton.
Liverpool ran out 3-1 winners over the Everton U23s.
Sheyi Ojo opened the scoring when he finished from a brilliant through ball from captain Tom Clayton.
It was Kaide Gordon who doubled the Reds’ lead with an impressive strike from 25 yards out.
After the deficit was cut in half by Rafael Garcia we were two goals ahead again thanks to Max Woltman’s fine finish from a brilliant Conor Bradley cross.
Twitter reacts to Gordon display
It’s safe to say that the Reds’ 16-year-old wonderkid caught the eye, Twitter was stunned by his performance.