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Liverpool begin their UEFA Youth League campaign against Napoli on Wednesday

Don’t be surprised if there are fireworks as well. It’s a fixture with a distinct personality. Liverpool defender demanded a free transfer after being “treated as the dumbest of the dumb”: Liverpool wants to spend £100 million to catch up to Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur. Liverpool will resume their UEFA Youth League campaign on Wednesday afternoon, where they left off earlier this year. It’s a great competition for the players and a great competition for the staff. We did well in the competition last season, reaching the quarter-finals, and we want to do well again this season. And he anticipates a test at the Stadio Comunale Giuseppe Piccolo. “We played very well at home, but it was tough away from home, and we had to dig deep.” Last season, the Reds matched their best-ever performance in the competition when they were defeated in the quarter-finals at Juventus. I’ve had the good fortune to be involved in a number of campaigns in the UEFA Youth League, and it’s been a lot of fun. Liverpool are back in Italy for the third time in five years, with their group schedule mirroring that of the first team in the Champions League. Under-21s coach Barry Lewtas oversaw both games and will lead the U19s in Europe again this year, aided by U18s boss Marc-Bridge Wilkinson. “The last two times I took the team, we played Napoli in the group, and it was always a tough game,” said Lewtas, whose team will also face Ajax and Rangers. Three years ago, Layton Stewart scored a late equalizer to earn Liverpool a 1-1 draw, while Napoli scored a controversial injury-time equalizer despite there being two balls on the pitch at the time, causing an already volatile clash to erupt. It’s a fantastic learning opportunity for everyone.” Because of the youth of Liverpool’s U21 team, many regulars are available for the UEFA Youth League this season, with several having previous European experience. Away games are difficult because you must adjust to playing on unfamiliar surfaces, and some teams use artificial surfaces. Jurgen Klopp dismisses Arthur Melo. “The game is the most important thing, first and foremost, but the preparation for this game is different from what the lads are used to.” Liverpool’s lineup has been revealed ahead of their Champions League match against Napoli. READ NEXT: Alisson explains why Arthur will overcome any’minor issues’ after joining Liverpool We need to understand how difficult it is to compete away from home, put our style into the game, and obviously try to get the three points.” Stefan Bajcetic and Bobby Clark, who made their senior debuts recently, are both eligible, as are Luke Chambers, Isaac Mabaya, and Harvey Davies, who all played for the first team during the pre-season programme. “Some of the new players will have never played in this competition before, so it will be their first experience of traveling away with us and representing the football club,” Lewtas explained to liverpoolfc.com. ‘I am confident,’ says Gianfranco Zola of Napoli’s ‘weapons’ ahead of their Champions League clash with Liverpool. Ben Doak, a 16-year-old winger signed from Celtic in the summer who has been impressing with the U18s, as well as Trent Kone-Doherty, Lewis Koumas, and Oakley Cannonier, could all feature. Liverpool coach John Achterberg has been charged by the FA following a heated touchline clash with Newcastle United staff. Darwin Nunez’s performance for Everton has shown Jurgen Klopp the future of Liverpool.

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