Klopp calls on Irish youngster for Liverpool's Exeter test

Conor Masterson has captained Ireland U17s

Conor Masterson, Liverpool

Conor Masterson ©INPHO/Kostadin Andonov

Irish youngster Conor Masterson could experience some first team action for Liverpool tonight.

The former Lucan United player is on the bench for the 7.55pm FA Cup third round kick off at St James Park against League Two Exeter City.

The 17-year-old defender joined Liverpool in 2012 and his inclusion comes at a time when manager Jurgen Klopp is dealing with a major injury crisis with a host of first team players injured.

However, Christian Benteke is the only big name in the starting XI:


Masterson has captained the Ireland U17s.