OFFICIAL: Liverpool announces first rookie of the Arne Slot era

The 2023/24 season is in its sprint stage with the final rounds right in front of us.

Keyrol Figueroa signs first professional contract with Liverpool FC -  Liverpool FC

Obviously, the summer 2024 transfer market is not yet open, but European giants have begun to make stronger transfer moves , even closing the first contracts.

Including Liverpool, the club is expected to spend heavily in this summer market, with a major overhaul from many of the club’s senior leadership positions.

Latest, Liverpool’s homepage announced that the club has signed an official contract, the first professional contract with Keyrol Figueroa.

The 17-year-old striker joined The Kop at the U14 level and was an excellent goalscorer during his time at the Academy.

OFFICIAL: Liverpool announces first new recruit under Arne Slot 458401Keyrol Figueroa is a young player who came through the Liverpool Academy and has just signed his first professional contract. Photo: Liverpool Index.

Figueroa recently marked his recovery from ιnjury by scoring a goal off the bench in the return leg for the Under-18s against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

As a U.S. youth international, Figueroa also made his mark on the international stage, scoring seven goals to help his country reach the final of the 2023 CONCACAF U17 Championship.

He also played in last year’s U17 World Cup, where the United States lost to Germany in the round of 16.

In addition, Figueroa is the son of former Wigan and Honduras defender Maynor Figueroa – a symbol of Honduran football.

Besides, according to experts and pro-Liverpool journalists, Liverpool’s first signing under new coach Arne Slot is still a member of the academy, which proves that the team’s plan to make football The owner of Anfield will not have many changes and will be too different in terms of management and transfer in the post-Jurgen Klopp era, with Michael Edwards as the key player.