Liverpool complete the signing of 16-year-old defender Stefan Bajcetic

Liverpool complete signing of 16-year-old Celta Vigo defender Stefan Bajcetic for £224,000 ahead of post-Brexit change of transfer regulations in January

  • Liverpool have completed the signing of 16-year-old defender Stefan Bajcetic
  • The Reds were eager to push through a deal ahead of change of regulations
  • Liverpool – who have scouted Bajcetic since 2019 – signed him for £224,000
  • Liverpool beat Manchester United to the signing of the 16-year-old defender 

Liverpool have completed the signing of 16-year-old defender Stefan Bajcetic for £224,000. 

The Premier League champions were keen to push through a deal ahead of the change in regulations over signing players under the age of 18 from January 1.  

Liverpool – who have been scouting Bajcetic since 2019 – also beat competitors Manchester United to the youngsters signature. 

 Liverpool have completed the signing of 16-year-old defender Stefan Bajcetic (above)

Bajcetic has been at Spanish club Celta Vigo for seven years and is said to be eager to test himself in England top-flight. 

According to The Athletic, it was Liverpool’s academy director Alex Inglethorpe, assistant academy director Nick Marshall and U23s coach Barry Lewtas who convinced Bajcetic to join the club over their rivals, United. 


 Liverpool – who have scouted Bajcetic since 2019 – signed him for a total of £224,000

As it stands, Liverpool have one of the standout academy setups in England, with their U18s currently second in the northern section table. 

Liverpool have also completed the signing of Birmingham City left-back Calum Scanlon. 

The Reds completed a deal worth around £400,000 for the 15-year-old player.  




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