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West Bromwich Albion FC Player Profiles

JAKE LIVERMORE
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UPDATED 11:48 20th January 2017

Albion signed Jake Livermore from Hull City for an undisclosed fee in January 2017.

He made his Baggies debut just 24 hours later as Tony Pulis' men recorded a 2-0 win over Sunderland at The Hawthorns.

Born in Enfield in 1989 Livermore joined local club Tottenham Hotspur as a 16-year-old in 2006.

Livermore returned from a successful loan spell at Peterborough United to make his Spurs debut as a late substitute in their 2-1 win at Stoke City in March 2010.

His form with Spurs earned him a call-up to Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the friendly against Italy in August 2012 in Bern, Switzerland. Livermore featured as a 69th-minute substitute as the Three Lions recorded a 2-1 victory.

The 27-year-old made 58 appearances in six years as a professional at White Hart Lane – during which time he was loaned to seven clubs - before joining Hull City for a then club-record fee in 2014.

The versatile midfielder suffered FA Cup final disappointment in 2014 when the Tigers were beaten 3-2 by Arsenal. In reaching the final Hull were entered in the following season’s Europa League but fell to a First Playoff Round defeat by Lokeren of Belgium. 

Livermore featured on 37 occasions as Hull were promoted back to the top flight, via the play-offs, last term.

He has been ever-present for the Humberside club this season, playing as both a centre-half and a central midfielder. 

The 6ft midfielder, who has also played as a central defender for the Tigers, arrives at The Hawthorns with 128 Premier League appearances under his belt.

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