Liverpool have signed 15-year-old Goalkeeper Vitezslav Jaros from Slavia Praha, beating Southampton to the signature.

Despite Liverpool’s academy ban, Liverpool will manage to sign the youngster in the summer as he is not moving from another English-based side.

The young ‘keeper has impressed for the Czech Republican’s Under 19s side, and was getting attention from a few Premier League sides, but Liverpool came out on top in the race to get him with Southampton just missing out on his signature.

Jaros recently took part in a five-day trial at Kirkby where he must have impressed as he was offered a permanent contract.

The fee is believed to be around £300,000 for the young keeper, and the transfer was confirmed by Martin Krob, the chief executive of Slavia Praha.

He told Czech outlet Aktualne: “The agreement exists. Now we are dealing with the details and Jaros will become a Liverpool player in the summer.”

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