Ireland U21 goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher is in line to make his senior Liverpool debut this week.
Liverpool play MK Don's in the League Cup on Wednesday and the 20-year-old from Cork, who pick up a Champions League winner's medal last season, is likely to be between the posts.
PL: We didn't let Caoimhin Kelleher out on loan at start of season as we felt he was ready to be involved in our goalkeeper set-up. We wanted him to have good pre-season but he was injured. He looks good now and is ready for it, for sure.
— Ian Doyle (@IanDoyleSport) September 24, 2019
"Yeah, absolutely," said Liverpool assistant manager Pepijn Lijnders when asked if Kelleher could feature in the game.
"He was a little bit unlucky in pre-season otherwise he would have played already more games.
"He’s a talented goalie and with all talented boys it’s about in the right moments giving the right opportunities in the contact stuff, when they are with the senior players around, when there is something at stake. That can really give them the next step and the confidence to grow."
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