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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Friday, April 30, 2021: Liverpool’s James Balagizi during the FA Youth Cup Quarter-Final match between Liverpool FC Under-18's and Arsenal FC Under-18's at Anfield. Liverpool won 3-1. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

17-year-old rising star returns after pre-season training camp disappointment

U18s star’s post explains absence from Jurgen Klopp’s pre-season tour squad

The 15 youngsters Jurgen Klopp could consider for week 1 of pre-season

James Balagizi hits hat-trick in ruthless five-star Liverpool FA Youth Cup win

Lowdown on the 12 youngsters training with Liverpool first-team

KIRKBY, ENGLAND - Saturday, October 31, 2020: Liverpool's James Balagizi during the Under-18 Premier League match between Liverpool FC Under-18's and Newcastle United FC Under-18's at the Liverpool Academy. Liverpool won 4-1. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

James Balagizi assists twice as Liverpool U18s make light work of Newcastle

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, February 22, 2020: Liverpool's James Balagizi during the Under-18 FA Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Manchester City FC at the Liverpool Academy. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The 16-year-old ex-Man City youth named as Liverpool’s next big hope