Liverpool academy goalkeeper Liam Hughes has joined Staley Bridge Celtic on loan until the end of the season.
Celtic, who play in the Northern Premier League, have welcomed the 20-year-old to the club Twitter account And the website on Friday evening.
The deal was also announced on the official Liverpool website where it stated that the driver for the transfer of the loan is In order to gain more experience.
Back in October, Hughes was promoted to the Northern Ireland first team for the International Games against Switzerland and Bulgaria.
The goalkeeper has previously represented Northern Ireland at Under-17 and Under-21 level and coach Ian Baraklough is clearly thinking highly of him.
Liverpool signed Hughes from Celtic at the start of 2021 and impressed when he counted for the under-23s.
Prior to signing with Celtic in 2018, Hughes was in the books of Dungannon Swifts and Portadown FC where he made his debut at the age of 15.
Goalkeepers loaned this season to gain experience has worked well for Jakub Ojrzynski on loan to Caernarfon Town and Viteszlav Jaros who won Player of the Year during his time with St Patrick’s FC.
Liverpool’s coaching staff are hoping to get a similar influence from Hughes at his new club.
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