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Liverpool sign United States youngster Marc Pelosi


Highly-rated United States youth international Marc Pelosi will join Liverpool's academy set-up after signing a deal with the club.

The 17-year-old midfielder, who has played 28 times for the US Under-17s and scored eight goals and captained the side in this summer's youth-level World Cup in Mexico, has joined from De Anza Force in California.

"We're determined to identify the best possible talent globally and I'm delighted we've been able to bring Marc in to the club," academy director Frank McParland told liverpoolfc.tv.