Adam Lewis has agreed a new contract at Liverpool according to Sky Sports with the youngster tipped to be involved in the first-team picture next season.
The 19-year-old, who can also play in midfield, captained Liverpool's under-18 side under Steven Gerrard, and the Reds icon had been linked with a move to take him to Rangers.
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The England under-19 international is highly-rated at Anfield, and has been tipped to take Alberto Moreno's place in the first-team squad next season.
Moreno will leave Anfield on a free transfer in the summer, leaving a vacancy for an understudy to first-choice Andrew Robertson at left-back.
The teenage left-back has yet to make his senior debut for the Reds, but he did travel with the squad to their training camp in Marbella last week.
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The Liverpool Echo ‘s James Pearce spoke of how highly the Local lad is rated at Anfield in a Q&A on the site, writing: “Liverpool have big hopes for Adam Lewis and if he steps up and delivers between now and August he could establish himself as Robertson's deputy with Moreno leaving this summer.”
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