18-man squad in training as Jorg Schmadtke watches on – Liverpool FC News

Liverpool had 18 players in training on Monday – five of them goalkeepers and 12 of them youngsters. 14 senior players return on Tuesday for testing.

 

18-man squad in training on Monday

There were 18 players in training on Monday, day two of pre-season, with five of them goalkeepers!

Youngsters Ben Doak, Bobby Clark, Layton Stewart, Harvey Blair, Dominic Corness, Jarrel Quansah, Melkamu Frauendorf, Lewis Koumas and Layton Stewart joined the senior players of Joe Gomez, Joel Matip, Fabinho, Tyler Morton and Darwin Nunez.

They were watched on by new sporting director Jorg Schmadtke in the wet conditions for the first session in the morning.

Full squad in training on Monday: Adrian, Pitaluga, Ojrzynski, Mrozek, Jaros, Gomez, Matip, Quansah, Fabinho, Morton, Corness, Frauendorf, Nunez, Doak, Clark, Stewart, Koumas, Blair

14 senior players return on Tuesday, with only Harvey Elliott and Curtis Jones not involved after their commitments winning the U21 Euros with England.

 

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Video of the day

No football tonight, and still nine days until the Reds’ first pre-season friendly.

Here’s a nice video of new signing Dominik Szoboszlai explaining his goals for his career – comes across really well.

Enjoy your evening, Reds!

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