Liverpool FC have concluded the deal with Charlton Athletic that will see 18 year old Jonjo Shelvey arrive at Anfield after the end of the Premier League season on May 10th.
The reds will pay an initial £1.7M for the midfielder, with further performance related deals expected to the take the eventual price past £3M.
At Charlton the player became the youngest person to play and to score for the club. He captained England at Under-16’s and played at Under-17’s level.
He has scored 7 times in 42 Charlton league appearances and has become a fans favourite at The Valley.