Man City starlet Liam Delap joins Stoke on season-long loan transfer to get 19-year-old striker first-team experience

STOKE CITY have signed Liam Delap on a season-long mortgage from Manchester Metropolis.

The 19-year-old ahead will now stay with the Championship facet till June 2023.

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Stoke FCHe made the transfer to get extra first-team expertise[/caption]

There isn’t any possibility to purchase within the contract – which was signed on Thursday morning – as a result of Man City view him as an important participant for the long run.

He’ll now observe within the footsteps of his father Rory Delap, who made 208 appearances for Stoke throughout his taking part in profession and is now a primary group coach.

In his first official interview for the club, the England U19 worldwide stated: “Clearly it’s an excellent feeling (to be right here).

“I’ve known and been around this club for a long time and to finally get the deal done and over the line, I’m buzzing. I can’t wait to get started.”

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Stoke boss Michael O’Neill was equally as excited to finish the transfer. He informed the official Stoke website: “It’s no secret that we have now been seeking to convey Liam to the membership this summer time.

“We’ve got been in dialogue with Metropolis for a while now and had the chance a couple of weeks in the past to stipulate our plans for Liam.

“We are grateful to them for the trust they have placed in us and we are really excited about working with Liam.”

Delap was open to a transfer away from Man Metropolis to achieve extra first group expertise.


He made 5 senior appearances final season, together with one Champions League run-out.

In keeping with switch guru Fabrizio Romano, Metropolis obtained everlasting switch provides for the younger star from Southampton and Newcastle, however had no intention of promoting him.