Premier League: Liverpool confirm signing of England U-20 star Dominic Solanke from Chelsea

London: England youth international striker Dominic Solanke has completed his move to Premier League side Liverpool after his contract with champions Chelsea expired, the Merseyside club have said.

Dominic Solanke poses after joining Liverpool from Chelsea. Twitter: @LFC

Dominic Solanke poses after joining Liverpool from Chelsea. Twitter: @LFC

The 19-year-old, who was a part of Chelsea's youth academy since 2004, scored four goals during England's under-20 World Cup triumph in June and was named Player of the Tournament.

Solanke made just one senior appearance for Chelsea in 2014 and was loaned out to Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem for the 2015-16 campaign.

Liverpool did not specify the length of Solanke's contract or the fee for the teenager.

"It feels amazing and everyone has made me feel welcome already," Solanke told the club's website. (www.liverpoolfc.com)

"Even just pulling on the training top, I was over the moon. Hopefully, I can put on the shirt in the near future and make some good history here."


Published Date: Jul 11, 2017 02:57 pm | Updated Date: Jul 11, 2017 02:57 pm


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