Former Celtic prospect Liam Morrison is moving past his injury woes and is once again ready for action with Bayern Munich’s U-17 squad per The Herald. Morrison, who was signed last summer, has been held out for six months with an undisclosed injury.
The 17-year-old center-back had two goals and one assist in 14 games before succumbing to the ailment. After shunning a professional contract from Celtic last summer, Morrison signed with Bayern Munich and announced that his ultimate ambition was “to be the best defender in the world.”
Clearly, the youngster is looking forward to getting back on the pitch and working toward achieving that goal.
After a long 6 months of injury, im finally back. No better feeling pic.twitter.com/viNV8oyoQp— Morrrryyy (@LiamMorrison05) May 25, 2020
Interestingly, The Herald confirmed earlier reports that Morrison might have more Scots joining him in Munich as Heart of Midlothian prospect Aaron Hickey and Celtic youth player Barry Hepburn have has caught the attention of the Bavarians:
Reports suggest Morrison will soon be joined in Munich by another Celtic academy product, 16-year-old Barry Hepburn, while the reigning Bundesliga champions have also been credited with an interest in Hearts prodigy Aaron Hickey.
Hickey, a 16-year-old defender, would give Bayern Munich yet another strong defensive prospect within the youth ranks. Hickey primarily plays left-back for Hearts, who were recently relegated after the Scottish Premiership called a premature end to the 2019-2020 season.
Hepburn, meanwhile, is also 16-years-old and a forward known for his pace, creativity, and technical ability. Check out this video showcasing the youngster’s skill: