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?
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.
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.