Several reputable Liverpool journalists have reported that Owen Beck, the young left-back on loan in Scotland, will return to Liverpool with immediate effect.
This decision comes due to injuries to Andy Robertson and Kostas Tsimikas. Jack Losby reports.
The This is Anfield journalist, who follows Liverpool's academy and academy players more closely than most, writes that the Reds have no plans to sign a new left-back over the winter.
“I can imagine Beck could feature in FA Cup games before going out on loan again. He's more experienced than (Luke) Chambers and (Callum) Scanlon, while Gomez needs a break before Robertson returns.”
It is not yet certain when Robertson will return to action, but a tentative date has been set for the end of January. Before that, six games await us (likely seven and eight depending on the result of the FA Cup third round).
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Just hours before the Rockets took to the air on New Year's Eve, news came that Fabio Carvalho would also be heading home due to a lack of playing time at RB Leipzig. The Portuguese is expected to be loaned out again next month.
The same goes for Beck as well, but the left-back has had no problems with his minutes on the pitch at Dundee. The Welshman last played on 30 December in a 2-2 draw against Kilmarnock. In total, there were 17 appearances and he scored two goals and two assists for Scotland.
Nathan Phillips (Celtic) and Rhys Williams (Aberdeen) are also likely to return home shortly after playing, as will Carvalho. The same goes for several other youngsters, including James Balagizzi at Wigan.
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