Liverpool teenager Ryan Kent signs new deal at the club

One of Liverpool's hottest prospects has extended his contract at Anfield.

Ryan Kent, one of the best young talents in Liverpool’s academy, has signed a contract extension at Anfield.

The 18-year-old is a secondary striker who can also operate on either wing and that versatility stands him in good stead in his attempts to ultimately make it in Liverpool’s first-team.

Kent took to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon to confirm the news that he had extended his current deal, posting a picture of him putting pen to paper.

The news is great for the club, with Kent regularly name-checked as the most skilful player at his level when his young teammates take part in the weekly Q&A sessions for the club’s official website.

Kent has featured twice for England’s under-18s and he has two goals at that level. He has also scored two goals in seven appearances for Liverpool’s under-21s.

Along with the likes of Harry Wilson, Cameron Brannagan and Jerome Sinclair, Kent has the talent to ultimately become a star at Anfield and this news is another step on that journey.

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