Liverpool Ace, Harvey Blair, a Summer Target for Portsmouth and Aberdeen
Blair’s Loan Attraction
Football Insider report that Harvey Blair, Liverpool’s vibrant young winger, is on the summer radar for clubs across the English League One and Scottish Premiership. An array of clubs, including Portsmouth, Burton Albion, Leyton Orient and Scottish duos Aberdeen and Kilmarnock, have expressed their keenness on acquiring the young sensation.
Harvey Blair, just 19, has been hailed as a young prodigy within Anfield, having marked his first-team debut at 18 during Liverpool’s victorious League Cup fixture against Preston North End in October 2021. His trajectory was marginally impeded last season due to recurrent injuries.
Opportunity for First-Team Exposure
As Liverpool contemplate on Blair’s career progression, a loan spell to guarantee him crucial first-team experience is on the cards. This versatile player, eligible to play for both England and Jamaica, is set for a potential call-up from the Jamaican national squad, a move aimed at solidifying his international future.
From joining the Reds at the tender age of 12, Blair’s journey has been a testament to his prodigious talent. After mostly featuring for the Under-18s, he penned a new contract in December 2021, further showcasing his potential. The youngster’s previous season saw him net five goals and provide one assist in 16 Premier League 2 appearances.
Scottish Premiership Intentions
After a successful campaign that ended with a third-place finish behind Celtic and Rangers, Aberdeen is eager to strengthen their squad and maintain their European football prospects. Kilmarnock, another Scottish club, aim for a stronger 2022-23 season after narrowly escaping relegation last term.
Portsmouth and Burton are also set to be joined by Leyton Orient in the League One next season, the latter celebrating a successful promotion after topping League Two.