Leighton Clarkson joined Liverpool's Academy at a very young age.
A creative midfielder who hails from Clitheroe in Lancashire, he has a good range of passing and has excellent delivery from set-pieces.
Leighton made his U18s debut as an U16 player in 2017-18 and is now a regular for the U18s and U19s.
In 2018-19, Leighton was also part of the victorious FA Youth Cup squad after the dramatic penalty shootout victory over Manchester City in the final. He would then sign his first professional contract with the club on July 22, 2019.
Leighton made his senior debut for the club when he came off the bench at Aston Villa in the League Cup in December 2019.