February 29, 2024

5 things to know about Trey Nyoni who debuted for Liverpool at age 16

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Trey Nyoni has finally earned his Liverpool senior debut after coming on as a substitute in a 3-0 FA Cup triumph over Southampton at Anfield on Wednesday night.

The 16-year-old had been an unused replacement in the previous two games, in the Premier League against Luton Town and against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final, respectively.

Trey Nyoni made his debut in the 77th minute, playing in the ‘Mohamed Salah position’. He replaced Harvey Elliott.

Here are five things to know about Trey Nyoni

Nyoni was born on June 30, 2007 in England to Zimbabwean parents, which means he is eligible to play for England, his country of birth, or Zimbabwe through his family.

Trey Nyoni is an attacking midfielder who signed for Liverpool FC from Leicester City in September 2023.

He started Academy life with the U18s and on his home debut in Kirkby netted a dramatic, stoppage-time winner in the mini-derby against Everton.

Nyoni spent 10 years at Leicester’s academy before the Reds swooped to sign him.

Nyoni has featured for the Three Lions (England) at the youth level and scored and grabbed an assist on his debut for England Under-16s in a 3-2 friendly victory over Italy in 2022.

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