Liverpool U18s striker Okera Simmonds has joined Blackburn Rovers in a permanent transfer.

The 18-year-old, who joined the Academy at U13 level, sealed the switch today following a trial spell with the League One club.

Simmonds will now link up with Blackburn's U23s squad.

Everybody at LFC wishes Okera the best of his luck in his future career.

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