Liverpool could reportedly stop Tyler Morton from leaving on loan to act as cover this week for the Reds’ Premier League clash against Aston Villa.

According to the Athletic, the 20-year-old prospect could be denied the chance to leave Liverpool for the season due to a lack of midfield and defensive cover in the senior squad for this weekend.

As per the report, Morton has offers on the table, with Hull City one Championship side who have made an approach to sign the midfielder on loan for the season.

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However, this proposed move could now be scrapped due to a lack of numbers in Liverpool’s first-team squad, with Morton likely to make the bench for this weekend’s clash against Villa.

Hailed as ‘incredible’ by Jurgen Klopp, Morton recently returned to training at Kirkby after recovering from a broken foot the youngster suffered whilst out on loan at Blackburn Rovers last season.

Yet with the midfielder now fully recovered, Liverpool not allowing Morton to leave could be a unwise decision from the Reds given how the youngster is more than ready to play senior football.

Liverpool could regret not letting Morton leave on loan

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Morton is easily one of Liverpool’s most exciting prospects, and not allowing the midfielder to leave on loan for the season could prove to be one of the most costly mistakes the Reds make this summer.

Whilst there is every chance that Morton could play for Liverpool in the UEFA Europa League, a maximum of six games plus a potential appearance in the League Cup just isn’t enough for a 20-year-old player.

And for Liverpool, loaning out the youngster will be for the best, with a return to the Championship an ideal move for Morton in his development.

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