Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp is greater than welcome at Villa Park on Monday if he desires to catch a glimpse of how the most recent academy gamers cope within the highlight, in keeping with under-18s coach Marc Bridge-Wilkinson.
The younger Reds go searching for a second FA Youth Cup in three years and fifth total in opposition to last hosts Aston Villa.
Klopp has been busy getting the primary group right into a place to have the ability to qualify for the Champions League, however as soon as the ultimate match of the season in opposition to Crystal Palace is out of the way in which the membership’s focus will flip to the cup last.
“He doesn’t want an invite. He can come each time he desires,” stated Bridge-Wilkinson.
“Clearly he’s received a giant sport earlier than that himself so regardless of the first group do or don’t do on Sunday it’s actually necessary he focuses on his job.
“After all, if he has the time and is prepared to he’s greater than welcome with our teams at any time.
“I’ve had messages from him because the final sport and earlier than that sport, which was good.
“He’s very complimentary to the boys that he has seen as nicely.”
Klopp has not been afraid to advertise children into the first-team setup, typically out of necessity, and the under-18s coach is grateful that pathway exists.
“We’re very lucky. We now have a supervisor and employees and house owners and everybody additional up the chain that believes in youth,” he added.
“The boys perceive there is a chance if they’re enjoying nicely and performing and proceed to enhance, that they are going to start to be seen.
“Once we take a look at Rhys or Nat or Neco or Curtis or Trent, who’s the prime instance, then there are alternatives for them.
“I’d prefer to suppose they will see that.”