One of the most promising players for Liverpool Leighton Clarkson, 19, played midfielder Leighton Clarkson this summer in the pre-season, and the youngster has made a strong case for the future as a regular for the Reds.
However, given the club’s depth of midfield and the need for regular minutes to develop, his immediate future was unlikely to be with Liverpool’s main team, and today he ended the season for an entire season. loan course Blackburn Rovers.
Once there, Blackburn-born Clarkson will be looking to follow in the footsteps of young Red Harvey Elliott, who played for the championship, and Elliott will turn a successful loan from Rovers last year into his first team role at Anfield this season.
Clarkson, who joined Liverpool’s academy at the age of six, made three major league club appearances, one league each and FA Cup in 2019-20, and then, starting from Champions League against FC Midtjylland last year.
Since Rovers finished 15th last season, the Rovers mood is less optimistic, with many believing the club will do well to avoid relegation. So far, they have won and drawn in the first two games of the new campaign.