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Liverpool academy stars including Elijah Dixon-Bonner and Billy Koumetio watched by 32 scouts with clubs ready to pounce

, Liverpool academy stars including Elijah Dixon-Bonner and Billy Koumetio watched by 32 scouts with clubs ready to pounce

LIVERPOOL’S youngsters can certainly draw a crowd – as a staggering 32 clubs watched their game last week.

Young midfielder Elijah Dixon-Bonner is being tracked by several sides, with Brentford sending a top scout to check on his progress.

Liverpool midfielder Elijah Dixon-Bonner could be on the move away from Anfield in January
Defender Billy Koumetio is another Reds academy star that could depart on loan in the New Year

French centre-back Billy Koumetio,18, may be in line for a loan move in January and several Championship sides are summing him up.

Left-back Tony Gallagher was looked at by a couple of Scottish clubs after a move to Sunderland fell through.

Blackpool boss Neil Critchley, the team’s old coach, and Plymouth’s Scouse manager Ryan Lowe were among the busy VIP list.

All three academy stars started in the Premier League 2 victory over Derby on Saturday.

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Koumetio equalised for the Merseyside outfit in the second half after Derby ace Jack Sretton broke the deadlock in the 33rd minute.

Max Woltman then put Liverpool ahead in the 63rd minute, before Dixon-Bonner secured the win late on.


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Dixon-Bonner now has three goals in all competitions for Liverpool’s academy this season from nine games in all competitions.

The ex-Arsenal youngster took to social media following the win as he spoke of his delight at getting on the score sheet again.

He said: “Great to score another goal today!

“On top of a good win.”

Liverpool sit ninth in Premier League 2 having picked up 12 points from their opening 10 games.

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They trail leaders Arsenal by ten points having lost four times, while winning on just three occasions.

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