Liverpool ‘close’ to re-signing Jay Spearing for Under-23 side

Liverpool are expected to re-sign 33-year-old midfielder Jay Spearing to bolster their development side.

A product of the Liverpool academy, Spearing made 55 appearances for the Reds between 2008 and 2012 and most recently spent time with fellow Merseyside club Tranmere Rovers in League Two, leaving the club this summer upon the expiry of his contract.

Now, according to The Telegraph, Spearing is closing in on a spectacular return to Anfield… but not for the first team.

Should Spearing put pen to paper, he is expected to join up with Liverpool’s Under-23 side, taking up a player/coach role and offering up his experience of breaking through from the Reds’ academy to the next generation.

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