UK time is: 17:12:52
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Liverpool: Wilson Pens First Pro Deal

Talented youngster Harry Wilson has agreed terms on his first professional contract with Liverpool...

Liverpool starlet Harry Wilson is now a fully fledged professional at Anfield after penning his first senior contract.

The highly-regarded 17-year-old rose to national prominence in October by becoming the youngest ever Welshman to play in a full international.

Wilson's substitute appearance at the age of 16 years and 207 days against Belgium also made him Liverpool's youngest international of all time.

It was an extra special occasion for the player's family with grandfather Peter Edwards netting around 125,000 for a 50 bet he had placed on Wilson becoming an international footballer, when he was just 18 months old.

The left winger is a regular for his club at under-18 level but is yet to feature in Brendan Rodgers' first team plans.

Most observers expect that will happen at some point soon with Wilson possessing skill and technique above and beyond that of the majority of his youth team contemporaries.

Wilson has been apart of the club's Academy since the age of 10 and expressed his happiness at prolonging the stay via Twitter.

"Delighted to have signed my first professional contract with Liverpool Football Club," tweeted the Wrexham-born wideman.

Wilson could feature in the senior setup during pre-season with a number of established players set to return late after performing at the World Cup.

Elsewhere, Spanish midfielders Pedro Chirivella and Sergi Canos, both aged 17, have also penned inaugural pro deals.

The duo arrived last summer; Chirivella came from Valencia and the gifted Canos was snapped up from Barcelona.

Follow me on Twitter @superbag

Not a Vital Liverpool member? It's 100% free to join & only takes a few moments to sign up. Click here to become a member or alternatively simply sign in using Social Media!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Gavin Kelley-Day Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 5 2014

Time: 2:49PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Liverpool Articles

Archived Liverpool Articles

List All Vital Liverpool Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. BigRed83 17
2. RDD 6
3. ssopon37 3
4. Luke Moore 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
2. Man City 30 18 7 5 34 61
3. Arsenal 30 18 6 6 27 60
4. Man Utd 30 17 8 5 25 59
5. Liverpool 30 16 6 8 12 54
6. Southampton 30 16 5 9 21 53
7. Spurs 30 16 5 9 5 53
8. Swansea 30 12 7 11 -4 43

Breaking League News

Something For The Weekend (488)
Aston Villa : 27/03/2015 17:06:01
Ronaldo to United is the Big, Big Story!
Man Utd : 27/03/2015 16:59:01
United Set to Reject Arsenal Bid
Man Utd : 27/03/2015 16:54:00
Marquinhos Deal Dead in the Water
Man Utd : 27/03/2015 16:47:01
Hammers Linked to Hull Striker
West Ham : 27/03/2015 16:41:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Was MOTM vs. Manchester United?
Suggested By:  The Bagman
Simon Mignolet 6%
Emre Can 0%
Martin Skrtel 8%
Mamadou Sakho 37%
Alberto Moreno 0%
Adam Lallana 0%
Joe Allen 0%
Jordan Henderson 0%
Philippe Coutinho 16%
Raheem Sterling 0%
Daniel Sturridge 0%
Steven Gerrard (sub) 29%
Mario Balotelli (sub) 4%