The Football League (EFL) is investigating Liverpool to find out if the Premier League club actually used an ineligible player in its third-round League Cup victory over MK Dons on Wednesday reported Supersport.
According to the media outlet, Liverpool could be facing a possible sanctions of a fine or be drop out of the competition if found guilty.
Liverpool beat League One (third-tier) side MK Dons 2-0 to set up a fourth round clash with Arsenal. Manager Jurgen Klopp was said to have use four teenagers in the starting line-up for the third-round clash.
The identity of the player are still to be disclosed.
A spokesman of the English Football League said the matter is still being consider.
Supersport cite the Liverpool spokesperson as saying: “The club are aware of a potential administrative issue pertaining to one of our players.”
“We are working with the relevant authorities in order to establish the facts of the matter and will be making no further comment until this process is complete.”
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