Neco Williams


Neco Williams: Liverpool would reluctantly sell Wales defender for £10m

Liverpool would reluctantly sell Wales right-back Neco Williams, with a minimum asking price of £10m. The 20-year-old, who joined the Liverpool academy aged six, would also be reluctant to leave, but has struggled for first-team football with the Reds. He made just 13 competitive appearances for Liverpool in 2020-21, but...
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Neco Williams relishing chance to enjoy Baku atmosphere against Turkey

Neco Williams believes being the ‘away’ team against Turkey in Baku will suit Wales’ bid to reach the knockout stages of Euro 2020. Fewer than 9,000 spectators saw Wales open their Group A campaign with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland at Baku’s Olympic Stadium on Saturday. But over 30,000 are...

90min's Our 21: Liverpool and Wales' Neco Williams

What do Liverpool put in the water they give to their academy right-backs?. Trent Alexander-Arnold is the definition of a right-back wonderkid, but following him through the production line is 20-year-old Neco Williams, who is slowly starting to force his way into Jurgen Klopp's thinking. With Alexander-Arnold ruled out of...
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Southampton Back In For Neco Williams

Liverpool and Southampton are very familiar with one another when it comes to transfers. The Reds have signed several Southampton players in recent history including Liverpool stars Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk. However, recently the narrative has been switched with Southampton targeting Liverpool players. On deadline day in January,...
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Neco Williams: 'Klopp helped me through bad times'

Neco Williams featured for Wales in their 1-0 victory over Mexico in his native country's World Cup Qualifier on Saturday. The right back came on in the 65th minute and put in an assured performance. The Liverpool Academy graduate then spoke with about all things Jurgen Klopp, James Milner...
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Neco Williams: ‘There’s nowhere better to learn than at Liverpool - I just have to take every chance I get’

A smile spreads across Neco Williams’ face as he remembers the route home from Liverpool’s training ground. Sprawled across the back seat, not so much weathered as beaten by a storm, the drive back to Wales felt about “three hours long”, and for the sake of light relief his grandfather would point out all the old buildings and factories, reciting their names until Williams had learnt each one by heart.Cefn Mawr, once an old mining village in Wrexham, has always provided Williams’ bedrock. When he made his debut in that extraordinary 5-5 draw against Arsenal last season, he brought almost...