George Johnston has today signed his first professional contract with Liverpool Football Club.

A regular for Neil Critchley's U18s this season, Manchester-born defender Johnston joined the Reds at the age of nine.

The 18-year-old centre-back, a Scotland youth international, put pen to paper on his maiden professional deal with the club at the Academy on Saturday.

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