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Promising Liverpool youngster pens contract extension by two years



Liverpool midfielder Morgan Boyes extends his Reds contract by two years

Liverpool youngster Morgan Boyes has extended his contract at the club by two years. (h/t Liverpoolfc)

The 18-year-old has been a regular in the Liverpool Under-23 side managed by Neil Critchley. Boyes also played a major part in Barry Lewtas’s UEFA Youth League Under-19 team.

The young centre-back was part of the Liverpool Under-19 team that won the FA Youth Cup in 2019. He signed his first professional contract with the club soon after.

Morgan Boyes
Morgan Boyes has been a regular in the Liverpool Under-23s this season (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Boyes made his debut for the Liverpool first-team in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals against Aston Villa. The Reds lost 5-0 that night but it must not be forgotten that that was the youngest side fielded in Liverpool’s history.

The defender has been at Merseyside since before his pre-academy days and its a testament of his hard work and skill that he has progressed so far.

The 18-year-old could make his Anfield bow when Liverpool take on Shrewsbury Town in the FA Cup replay in February. Jurgen Klopp has stated that none of his first-team will be in contention, which should provide Boyes with a reasonable chance of playing.

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Boyes, who grew up in Chester, was born in Wales and represents the country of his birth at the Under-19 level. The versatile defender is equally dependable at left-back.