Former Liverpool defender handed first-team opportunity at Newcastle United ahead of Watford game

Former Liverpool defender Remi Savage has been training with Steve Bruce's first-team squad.

Friday, 24th September 2021, 10:25 am

Savage, signed in the summer, was called up by Newcastle United's head coach ahead of tomorrow’s game against Watford at Vicarage Road.

The 19-year-old - who played for the club’s Under-23s in their 3-2 defeat to Stoke City on Monday night – had turned down the offer of a new contract at Liverpool in the summer.

Speaking in July, Savage said: “I feel like it was the right time for a new chapter, and hopefully I can push on from here. I'd like to bring leadership, and hopefully keep the goals out of the net – that's the main job, really. I'll give it my all, and hopefully enjoy my time here, and push on as well."

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Jack Young and Joe White were also involved in yesterday’s session. Newcastle are yet to win in the Premier League this season.

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