James Balagizi, midfielder - Liverpool FC
Attacking midfielder James Balagizi signed a new contract with Liverpool FC in July 2023, having joined the Reds as an U11 player.
The England U19 international became a regular for the club's U18 and U21 teams and was part of the side that reached the FA Youth Cup final in 2020-21. Balagizi was also named on the bench for the senior team on two occasions during 2021-22.
Balagizi, who penned his first professional deal with the club in September 2020, had a loan spell with Crawley Town in the first half of the 2022-23 season.
He then joined Wigan Athletic on a season-long loan deal for 2023-24 after signing a new contract with Liverpool.
Date of birth
20 September 2003
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