Liverpool Football Club have handed a contract to Turkish midfielder Emin Altunay after the youngster won a Turkish reality television show.

The 16 year old won a competition Futbol Prensi – or Prince of Football, in his home country which allowed youngsters between the ages of 14 and 16 to demonstrate their talent.

He said “I’ve been playing football since I was four years old. I’ve always wanted to play football, I want to thank everyone who has given me this opportunity, I won’t let them down”

Altunay played against Liverpool youth XI during his televised trial and will now fly over to England to join the Merseyside club.

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