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EPL: Liverpool Signs New Contract With 17-Year-Old Defender

English Premier League club, Liverpool FC has signed a new contract with its long time academy player, James Norris.

The UEFA Championship winners disclosed on its official website on Tuesday, June 2 that the England born defender has penned his first signature as a professional player with the club.

Naija News understands that the 17-year-old player who plays as a left-back started his career with the Reds Under-9 level until his recent progress to join the England youth international.

Norris had played a few matches with the Liverpool’s U18s team, including a clash with Aston Villa in December 2019, coming off from the bench to make his first U23 appearance with the club in the Carabao Cup quarter-final.

The West Derby-born player turned out regularly for the club’s U19 UEFA Youth League team, while his attacking instincts also saw him employed further up the pitch in some matches.

See below update from the Red’s Twitter official handle.

Meanwhile, yesterday, June 1 marked a year since Liverpool FC claimed a trophy after facing Tottenham Hotspur F.C in the Champions League final to claim their sixth European Cup title.

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