Liverpool has named an almost unrecognizable starting XI in the Carabao cup match against Aston Villa with an average of under 20.
He left behind U23 coach Neil Critchley and a squad of not one single first-team regular.
The average age of the side is 19 years and 182 days.
The youngest player being 16 years and 174 days old, that is Harvey Elliot.
The oldest players are two 22-year-olds, in Pedro Chirivella and Isaac Christie-Davies.
The pair will serve as captains tonight.
Liverpool’s summer signing Sepp van den Berg who is only 17 is getting a run out as well.
There will in fact be five full debuts being granted tonight.
They are Tony Gallacher, Isaac Christie-Davies, Luis Longstaff, Morgan Boyes, and Thomas Hill.
You’d be forgiven if even as the staunchest die-hard Liverpool fan you didn’t recognize too many of the starting XI.