The 17-year-old along with six other players from
Liverpool’s academy were offered new professional contracts by the
management of the club.
The other players are: goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux, defender Kevin
Stewart, playmaker Sergi Canos, defensive midfielder Pedro Chirivella,
winger Harry Wilson and Jordan Williams.
Ojo joined Liverpool’s academy in 2011 from English League One side Milton Keynes Dons for a a reported £2 million fee.
He has already represented England at U-18 level. But both he and
Jordan Ibe, another youngster with Nigerian roots on Liverpool’s roster,
are still eligible to play for Nigeria.
Ojo scored twice for Liverpool’s U-18 side on Saturday as they defeated their counterparts from Blackburn Rovers.