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He’s just 17, scored his first goal with the senior team and could steal Salah’s place in Liverpool

He scored the partial equalizer for Liverpool, a game the ended up winning 4-1 against Shrewsbury Town.

He's the second youngest player to score a goal wearing Liverpool colors.
He's the second youngest player to score a goal wearing Liverpool colors.

Liverpool won today’s match against English third division Shrewsbury Town by a 4-1 score, although they had to play with some of their biggest stars, as players such as Mané, Salah or Keita left the team to play the African Nations Cup.

Read more: Liverpool managed to win their game and advance in FA Cup

The open spots on the roster, along the rival that didn’t seem a big problem for Jürgen Klopp’s squad, helped the German coach decide to give some youngsters playing time. And they didn’t disappoint, as 17-year-old Kaide Gordon scored the partial equalizer for the Reds.

Fans have been excited for the promising young player for a while, and today’s goal can only mean that he’s ready to become a protagonist for Liverpool’s squad, as he became the second youngest player to score for the Reds, with only 17 years and 96 days, just behind the 17 years and 45 days of Ben Woodburn.

Read more: The Reds are on the hunt for this 19-year-old striker

Liverpool looking to add a Colombian striker

Liverpool already started negotiations with Primeira Liga Porto, as they want to acquire Colombian left-winger Luis Diaz. The English club made an offer of $82 million for the 24-year-old, who could arrive to Liverpool in the next few days. His addition could close the doors for Gordon’s rising.

Jose Castro

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