NRI footballer Yan Dhanda signs contract with Liverpool

INGENydhandaYan Dhanda, 17, has become the first player of Indian heritage to have signed a two-and-a-half year contract with Liverpool.

Dhanda was born in Birmingham and joined Liverpool’s academy in July 2013 from West Bromwich Albion.

The young midfielder has played for England at the Under-16 and Under-17 levels and won the ‘up-and-coming player’ at the Asian Football Awards in 2013.