In the latest instalment of our Meet the Academy feature, which seeks to shed further light on the aspiring talents developing their potential at the club's Kirkby youth base, focus is on the fledgling ability of Sergi Canos.

A versatile attacker who is comfortable in a variety of positions in the final third, the Spaniard possesses a deft touch and fine vision which was originally honed at the world-renowned youth system of Barcelona.

In our exclusive Q&A below, find out much more about the 17-year-old, including the clinical forward that inspired him as a youngster, his mathematics preference at school and the Real Madrid star he would like to meet...

Date of birth

February 2, 1997

Place of birth

Castellon, Spain



First team you played for?


When did you join Liverpool?

At U17 level

Who was your idol growing up?

David Villa

Who did you support growing up?


Favourite subject at school?


If you were not a footballer, what job would you like to do?


Favourite food?


Favourite holiday destination?

Barcelona or Valencia

Person you'd like to meet?

Cristiano Ronaldo

Which Liverpool player do you most admire?

Steven Gerrard

Best football match you've ever seen?

The Euro 2012 final between Spain and Italy

Describe Liverpool in one word...


Ultimate dream in football?

To play for the Spanish national team