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Who is Liverpool youngster Tyler Morton? Debut made v Norwich City

This week Liverpool handed out a few debuts in the EFL Cup. The Reds trounced Norwich at Carrow Road but the scoreline wasn’t the only positive to take from the game. After a tremendous second half performance, plenty of Liverpool fans are asking who is Tyler Morton?

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Who is Tyler Morton?

Tyler Morton is an 18-year-old centre midfielder who plays for Liverpool U23s.

Where does Tyler Morton come from?

Tyler Morton was born on The Wirral. He joined Liverpool at the age of 7 from Greenleas, the same junior side Jay Spearing played for.

What is his playing style?

An all action, well rounded midfielder, Tyler Morton excels in a variety of roles in the middle of the park.

He can be used as a holding midfielder or at the point of a diamond if necessary.

How many games has he played for Liverpool?

Tyler Morton got his first taste of senior action in a pre-season friendly against Wacker Innsbruck.

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His competitive debut against Norwich in the EFL Cup third round.

The Woolyback came off the bench for the second half, replacing Naby Keita.

He delivered a thoroughly professional performance in the holding role, demonstrating a maturity beyond his years.

There have already been claims that he could be used as backup to Fabinho should the Brazilian need a rest.

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