Newport County AFC have accomplished the signing of midfielder Jake Cain on a season-long mortgage deal from Liverpool.
The midfielder turns into County’s fifteenth addition of the summer time switch window and has penned a contract till the top of the 2021/22 marketing campaign, with the choice of him returning to Anfield in January.
The 19-year-old joined Liverpool’s academy on the age of 9 and signed his first skilled contract with the Reds in September 2019.
He made his first-team debut for the membership in February 2020 in an Emirates FA Cup fourth spherical replay in opposition to Shrewsbury City, the place a younger Liverpool aspect progressed with a 1-0 win at Anfield.
Cain netted an excellent free-kick in opposition to Tranmere Rovers for Liverpool’s under-23s within the Papa John’s Trophy final season and racked up 17 appearances, six targets and 5 assists within the Premier League 2 Division 1.
He was additionally named on the bench for eight of Liverpool’s UEFA Champions League fixtures all through the 2020/21 marketing campaign.
The versatile attacker, who can play as an attacking midfielder, central midfielder and as a winger, will put on the quantity 24 jersey throughout his time at Rodney Parade.
After finalising the deal, Cain stated: “It’s the primary mortgage of my profession and it’s a brand new problem for me, so I’m actually excited to get going and present the followers what I can do.
“The membership was unfortunate after attending to the play-off ultimate final season, so hopefully we are able to go one step additional this time round.”
Supervisor Michael Flynn added: “Jake is a participant who’s been at Liverpool for a very long time and I’m certain he’s acquired a really vivid future forward of him.
“He’s performed loads of academy soccer and likewise had some first-team publicity in some huge Champions League video games, however I’m certain this will likely be an important season for his growth.
“I’ve acquired a very good relationship with Liverpool’s assistant Pep Lijnders and I had loads of discussions about Jake. He’s solely had good issues to say about him and what he feels Jake can deliver to the membership this season.
“I additionally need to thank David Woodfine and Liverpool for making this mortgage transfer occur.”
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