While all the talk around Anfield is how much Rafa Benitez will be spending on big names thanks to his American buddies, the Spaniard has been quietly going about his business of building a strong foundation of talented youngsters at the club. Something that he moaned about a few months ago after his side got the thrashing of a lifetime at the hands of Arsenal’s young talent.
Since then, Benitez has been on a bender snapping up as many youngsters that no one has ever heard of as possible. His latest capture being a pair of U-19 Hungarian stars, Krisztian Nemeth and Andras Simon.
It will be interesting to see whether any of these young lads actually end up playing for the first team regularly, or if Liverpool do a Chelsea and plump for a squad of 22 experienced heads instead – thus ruining things for everyone.