Liverpool keeping tabs with 18-year-old Premier League midfielder

Carney Chukwuemeka’s name could be spoken about consistently in the summer transfer window as interested teams start to circle the youngster. U19 England international could be on the move this summer, and Aston Villa could lose one of the prized academy graduates to a big team.

Chukwuemeka has steadily become one of the most talked-about youngsters in English football. Carney has garnered rave reviews for mature displays for Aston Villa. The fact that Gerrard trusts the 18-year-old midfielder so much shows how highly valued he is at Aston Villa.

Aston Villa had been hoping to nurture him further and develop the English midfielder into one of the most sought-after teenagers in England. However, with a year left on his current contract, Aston Villa club are in danger of losing their prized academy graduate to a bigger team.

The Englishman has faith in his abilities and wants to rise to the top quickly. Some have suggested he could take the route chosen by the Reds target Jude Bellingham before him, as a move to Germany has been spoken about in some quarters. However, many other teams are in the mix, including Arsenal, Liverpool and Barcelona.

Liverpool have also added Calvin Ramsay and Fulham attacker Fabio Carvalho this summer. Such moves only bolster the belief of youngsters such as Carney Chukwuemeka and could tempt the footballer to train under Jurgen Klopp at Anfield.