Tuesday 16 July 2019

Liverpool youngster signs new deal and heads to Reims on loan

Roberto Firmino of Liverpool (R)with Sheyi Ojo
Roberto Firmino of Liverpool (R)with Sheyi Ojo

Forward Sheyi Ojo has signed a new Liverpool contract and headed out on loan to Reims for the rest of the season.

The 21-year-old has embarked on the fourth loan stint of his Liverpool career, after spells with Wigan, Wolves and Fulham.

Ojo has made 13 first-team appearances for Liverpool, scoring once.

A statement on Liverpool's official website read: "Sheyi Ojo has today signed a contract extension with Liverpool and joined Stade Reims on loan for the remainder of 2018-19."

Now the England Under-21 cap will fight for regular action at French club Reims, who have six points from their first three Ligue 1 matches.

Born in Hemel Hempstead, Ojo first attracted attention as a young teenager in the MK Dons academy, before switching to Liverpool aged 14.

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