English Premier League (EPL) leaders, Liverpool have confirmed that striker, Layton Stewart, has signed his first professional deal with the club.
Stewart, 17, made his last appearance for Liverpool’s Under 18 against Sunderland in January, where he scored a hat-trick.
Liverpool stated this in a statement on their official website on Wednesday.
“Layton Stewart has signed his first professional contract with Liverpool FC,” a club statement read.
“Stewart, 17, from Stockbridge Village has been with the Reds since pre-Academy days.
“His last appearance for the U18s saw him claim a hat-trick against Sunderland in January.
“The striker was part of the matchday squad for the Carabao Cup quarter-final away at Aston Villa in December.”