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Liverpool Sign 16-Year-Old Arsenal Midfielder

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Liverpool have created a buzz this summer with big name signings such as Roberto Firmino and Nathaniel Clyne, but the club's commitment to signing youth players has been just as impressive. The best way for the club to overcome its somewhat diminished allure in the eyes of top transfer targets is to develop its own stars, which is exactly what they are in the process of doing.

The latest addition to the youth ranks is Arsenal midfielder Elijah Dixon-Bonner, who is coming to Anfield after rejecting a contract extension from the Gunners, according to the Metro. Arsenal will receive "nominal compensation" for the 16-year-old.

Dixon-Bonner joins a cast of young summer signings that includes Brooks Lennon and Bobby Adekayne. He will try to make his own mark at the club in the coming seasons while following in the footsteps of recent Liverpool youth success stories.

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