Bajcetic training with first-team could replace Liverpool’s Fabinho

With Liverpool’s midfield continuing to struggle despite the return of captain Jordan Henderson, Jurgen Klopp may already be considering radical solutions to spice up our most troubled department.

One of those possible options may be young holding midfielder Stefan Bajcetic, who impressed in pre-season, and has since been spotted training with the first team (courtesy liverpoolfc.com), but has been limited to a few minutes with the senior. campus so far.

VOTE for Empire of the Kop as Best Club Content Creator (Premier League) here: Football Content Awards Or on Twitter with the FCA’s one-click Twitter link with: Vote for @Empireofthekop on @The_FCAs for #BestClubContentCreator (Premier League) League)

With Fabinho’s form far from recognizable, to the point that Jamie Carragher accused the Brazilian of being “miles off the pace”, the German strategist could look to give his 17-year-old protégé more minutes.

READ MORE: Neville advises Liverpool star to become the best ‘the world has ever produced’ in his role

It’s a change we’re unlikely to see as soon as tonight’s Champions League clash with Rangers, though it’s quite possible that it will become increasingly attractive if our number 3 fails to rediscover his rhythm anytime soon. .

Stefan Bajcetic played more than 20 minutes in Liverpool’s 9-0 thrashing of Bournemouth

Klopp will surely be reluctant to do so given the Brazilian international’s status as world football’s leading defensive midfielder, in his day, though a historic reliance on youth might well encourage him to bet on an up-and-coming star.

Physically, there will be legitimate concerns about whether Bajcetic is capable of handling the demands of top-level football, of course, which will no doubt work against him as the manager considers possible line-ups for upcoming fixtures with Manchester City and Arsenal.

#Ep61 of The Empire of the Kop Podcast: Keita in a weight change for Bellingham? Manic October… and more!

Scroll to Top