Who is Ben Doak, bio, age, height, parents, Liverpool salary, position, stats

Who is Ben Doak, bio, age, height, parents, Liverpool salary, position, stats

Ben Doak is a rising Scottish football talent who is currently making a name for himself in the Premier League, check out his bio, age, height, weight, and salary

The young winger has so far made about three appearances in the Premier League for his club Liverpool.

Who is Ben Doak, bio, age, height, parents, Liverpool salary, position, stats and games

Liverpool signed Ben Doak from Scottish side Celtic during the 2022 summer transfer window.

Ben Doak bio

Ben Gannon Doak is a Scottish professional footballer who was born on 11 November 2005, in Dalry, United Kingdom. He currently plays as a winger for Premier League club Liverpool.  Despite being just a teenager, Doak has already played for the first team at both Celtic and Liverpool. Moreover he has also represented Scotland at the Under-21 level. Prior to joining Liverpool, Doak was already a rising star back in Scotland, and a transfer target for several clubs. Many fans and experts have labeled Doak as the next Mo Salah.

He has made an instant impact following his £600,000 move from Celtic in the summer, scoring nine goals and laying on seven assists in 15 games for the academy. He has signed a new contract with Liverpool with Doak having become eligible for a professional deal upon turning 17.

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Players under the age of 17 are only permitted to sign scholarship terms, but Liverpool were eager to tie down their No. 50 and the deal is believed to run for three years, taking him to 2026, which is the longest possible time for a first professional contract.

Ben Doak Salary £180 £9,360 annually 16 AM RL Scotland

Age and height

Ben Doak is currently just 17 years old and stands at a height of 173 cm.

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Ben is the son of Deann Doak and Graham Gannon and born in Scotland in November 2005, Ben comes from a footballing family and is the grandson of former Morton player Martin Doak.

Career

Ben Doak developed his love for football at a very early age and joined Ayr United at just eight years old. He impressed the club scout, Raymond Pattison who eagerly brought him in. However, he didn’t stay at Ayr for long as Celtic came in to sign the forward. Although he initially joined the youth sides, he was named on the bench within just 16 months, during a match against St. Johnstone.

Ben Doak made his debut for Celtic just a month later during a game against Dundee United. Soon after, he made the under-17 squad for the Scotland national football team that same season. During his time with the team, he played six matches in the 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship qualifying. The teenager impressed everyone throughout the campaign, helping his country qualify for the 2022 UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

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Ben Doak stats

Team/level Appearances Goals Assists
Scotland U-16, U-17 and U-21 and U-17 9 4
U-21 4 1
Premier League 2 13 4 2
Liverpool U-18 and U-21 14 5 2

Ben Doak playing style

Notably, Doak’s ability to run with the ball and beat past players is his most standout attribute.  He is a right-footed player who prefers to play on the right side of the field and usually cuts on the outside to get to the byline or penalty area while going past defenders. Aside from his pace, Doak also possesses intelligence and great passing skills. As a winger, Ben Doak can deliver dangerous crosses from the flanks and also makes brilliant well-timed runs behind the opposition’s line. This helps him beat offside traps, and coupled with good finishing skills makes him an effective forward.

Ben Doak similar players

As a fast-paced winger, Ben Doak is very similar to Liverpool teammates Luis Diaz and Mohammed Salah. He has the same first touch and excellent dribbling skills with an eye for the goal like Diaz and Salah. Moreover, just like Salah, Doak is very mobile and hard-working as well as very tactical with good technique. His pace and flair on the ball help him beat opponents with ease and help create scoring opportunities for himself or his teammates.

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