English Premier League side, Liverpool, face being disqualified from the Carabao Cup, as the EFL has opened an investigation into the eligibility of one of the players, they fielded against MK Dons on Wednesday.
Jurgen Klopp fielded a younger side when the Reds defeated MK Dons 2-0 in their third-round tie.
According to the report, 22-year-old Pedro Chirivella, who was included in the match may not have met the registration criteria, which is related to an International Transfer Certificate issue.
Due to the developing situation, the EFL has the authority to fine or eject the club from the competition altogether.
Liverpool has issued an official statement on the matter.
“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,” it said.