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Rhys Williams Defender
D.O.B 3/2/01
Place of Birth Preston
D.O.B 3/2/01
Place of Birth Preston

Appearances: 7


Rhys Williams is a commanding centre-half who emerged from the Academy to feature for the Liverpool first team under Jürgen Klopp.

Having joined the club as an U10, Williams represented the Reds throughout the age groups before signing his first professional contract in February 2019.

In the same season, the defender was a member of Liverpool’s FA Youth Cup-winning squad, with the trophy secured after a penalty shootout victory over Manchester City.

Rhys headed out on loan to continue his development in 2019-20, linking up with Kidderminster Harriers in the National League North and making 26 appearances.

Upon his return for the next campaign, Williams began to stake a claim at senior level and he was handed a debut in the Carabao Cup tie with Lincoln City on September 24, 2020.

As injuries struck Klopp’s squad, the teenager gained a run of opportunities in the first team – including a first ever Champions League start when Atalanta BC were beaten 5-0 away from home.