Joe Gomez, defender - Liverpool FC
A classy defender who can play anywhere across the backline, Joe Gomez has overcome serious injury setbacks to win a series of major honours with Liverpool FC.
Signed as an 18-year-old from Charlton Athletic in the summer of 2015, he has since featured for the Reds at centre-back, right-back and left-back.
Handed his senior debut on the opening day of 2015-16, Gomez sustained a serious knee injury while on international duty with England U21s shortly after Jürgen Klopp's appointment as manager in October 2015.
After a 17-month spell on the sidelines, Gomez returned to action in January 2017 and then made 31 appearances in 2017-18 as Liverpool reached the Champions League final.
An outstanding start to 2018-19 was rewarded with a new contract in De...
Date of birth
23 May 1997
Gallery60 training photos: Alisson, Gomez and Salah involved in Liverpool's Tuesday session. See 60 photos from Liverpool's Tuesday afternoon session at the AXA Training Centre.
Interview'Have to get back on track' - Andy Robertson on Burnley, fitness and Gomez respect. Andy Robertson has stressed Liverpool’s desire to ‘get back on track straight away’ this weekend and his own eagerness to contribute again after returning from injury.
Programme notesVirgil van Dijk: Why I'm glad Joe Gomez is getting the recognition he deserves. Virgil van Dijk is delighted to see Joe Gomez shining for Liverpool this season and receiving the deserved plaudits that have followed.
Podcast'I have to believe' - Joe Gomez on ending his long wait for a Liverpool goal. Joe Gomez is hoping his long wait to open his goalscoring account for Liverpool finally ends in the current campaign.
Out now'We are Liverpool' podcast: Episode 18 - Joe Gomez. Joe Gomez is the latest member of the current squad to appear on the 'We are Liverpool' podcast.