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Liverpool have a talented young center-back on their books in the form of Billy Koumetio

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Liverpool have a talented young center-back on their books in the form of Billy Koumetio. Many experts are touting him as the perfect heir to Ibrahima Konate.

Hence, his future at the club will be very interesting to track. The defender has joined Austrian side Vienna on a season-long loan.

THE CURRENT FORM OF LIVERPOOL IS A WORRY FOR THE FANS OF THE CLUB

Liverpool have not had the greatest of the starts this season. The Reds have managed to win only three of their opening eight matches in all competitions. They have also had some shocking performances this season. It includes the 4-1 defeat to Napoli in their first match of the Champions League this season. The losses are particularly tough to take for Jurgen Klopp with his success in recent years.

With the team struggling to perform, Klopp is potentially close to crisis. Klopp is also currently dealing with an injury crisis. Liverpool are currently without 9 players on the first team due to injuries. Hence, Jurgen Klopp has decided to keep the track of youth level. The Reds have a brilliant team that trickles down to the youth level too.

THE FUTURE OF BILLY KOUMETIO WILL BE VERY INTERESTING TO SEE HOW IT GOES

One of the bright youth players is Billy Koumetio. The French joined the club from US Orleans in 2019. He was just 16 years at that time. The defender was also dubbed as promising by many experts. He then signed a professional contract with the club. The defender was also in the Carabao squad against Arsenal. However, he did not make it off the bench. But it was a great experience for the young player.

The defender finally got the taste of the first team. He came on as a substitute for Fabinho against Midtjylland in 2020. Klopp also said after the tie that there is more to come for the defender. The French defender was the youngest player to play in the Champions League for Liverpool. Koumetio is also dubbed as the perfect heir to Ibrahima Konate.

Hence, to continue his development, the 19-year-old has joined the Austrian side Vienna for a season-long loan. This will give him the chance to experience regular first-team football at the highest level. The young defender has performed well on loan and Vienna fans are praising him for his performances.

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