Liverpool midfielder Ben Woodburn agrees to join Scottish Premiership side Hearts on loan until January with the club’s youngest goalscorer on the hunt for regular first-team football
- Liverpool star Ben Woodburn will join Hearts on loan in Scotland until January
- Woodburn became the club’s youngster goalscorer after netting against Leeds
- He has since struggled for a first-team role and heads to Hearts for more action
Liverpool midfielder Ben Woodburn, the youngest goalscorer in the club’s history, has agreed to join Scottish Premiership side Hearts on loan until January.
Woodburn, 21, has struggled to establish himself in Jurgen Klopp’s plans after netting his historic first goal against Leeds aged 17 years 45 days.
He is heading north of the border for regular first team football as he enters the final year of his contract at Anfield.
Liverpool midfielder Ben Woodburn will join Hearts in the Scottish Premiership until January
The Wales international has previously had loan spells at Sheffield United, Oxford and Blackpool and was on the bench for Liverpool’s opening Premier League game of the season at Norwich on Sunday.
In total, he has played 11 times for Liverpool, a club he joined at the age of seven and made headlines in 2016 when he scored in a 2-0 EFL Cup win against Leeds.
Hearts are currently one of three teams in Scotland’s top flight with maximum points from their first couple of matches.
Woodburn became the club’s youngest ever goalscorer after netting against Leeds in 2016
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