Rhys Williams

Squad No. 46
Date of Birth February 3, 2001
Age 19
Height 195cm
Team
Position Defender
Birthplace Preston
Previous Clubs Kidderminster Harriers

Rhys Williams (born 3 February 2001) is an English professional footballer who plays as a centre back for Premier League club Liverpool.

Williams joined Liverpool’s academy aged 10 and won the FA Youth Cup with the Liverpool youth team in 2019. He joined Kidderminster Harriers on loan in August 2019.

In September 2020, Williams signed a long-term contract with Liverpool. He made his debut for Liverpool in the EFL Cup on 24 September 2020, against Lincoln City, partnering Virgil van Dijk in central defence. On 21 October 2020, Williams came on as a 90th minute substitute against AFC Ajax in the UEFA Champions League. He made his second Champions League appearance the following week, where he came on as a 30th minute substitute against FC Midtjylland after an injury to Fabinho. Liverpool went on to win 2-0, with Jürgen Klopp praising his performance after the game, saying to the press, “He did well, everything looks promising”. On the 4 November 2020, Williams played the full 90 minutes in the Champions League away game at Atalanta, keeping a clean sheet in a 5-0 win. On the 16 December 2020, Williams made his Premier League debut with a start along side Fabinho in a 2-1 win against Tottenham Hotspur.