Liverpool sign centre-back Oludare Olufunwa on a free transfer to bolster their under-21s, after he was released by Southampton following a decade at the club’s academy
- Liverpool have signed centre-back Oludare Olufunwa to bolster their U21s squad
- The 21-year-old has signed for the Merseyside giants on a free deal this summer
- He featured twice for the Southampton first team last season in the EFL trophy
- Olufunwa was released by Southampton and under went a trial at Liverpool
Liverpool have signed centre-back Oludare Olufunwa on a free to bolster their U21s squad following a successful trial.
The 21-year-old has signed for the Merseyside club after being released by Southampton at the end of last season.
Olufunwa featured twice for the Southampton first team last season – representing the South Coast side in the EFL Trophy.
Liverpool have signed centre-back Oludare Olufunwa on a free to bolster their U21s squad
Olufunwa played for the club regularly in Premier League 2 during the first half of the 2021-2022 campaign.
The 21-year-old also trained closely with Southampton’s first XI during their pre-season training camp ahead of the 2019-2020 campaign.
He will now provide extra competition for the young Reds who are looking to secure a place in Jurgen Klopp’s team.
The 21-year-old has signed for the Merseyside club after being released by Southampton
He will be looking to provide his worth to Jurgen Klopp by excelling for the youth team
Olufunwa will also look to prove his credentials while Rhys Williams and Billy Koumetio are out on loan at Blackpool and Austria Vienna respectively.
Meanwhile, Liverpool’s first XI kicked off their 2022-2023 Premier League season with a draw against Fulham.
The Premier League giants will have been disappointed with the result considering Fulham were only just promoted to the English top-flight.
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