Liam Delap joined Stoke City on loan for a season. The 19-year-old striker spends the remainder of the 2022/23 season in Michael O’Neill’s championship uniform.
In the switch to Britannia, Delap followed in the footsteps of his father Rory, who made over 200 appearances for Stoke over the course of his highly successful career.
The loan of the England Under-19 international player will provide an opportunity to participate and compete in first-team football, and to build further on the experience he has gained at City over the past two seasons, Man City continued.
Delap made his debut in September 2020, scoring a superb goal in the 2-1 Carabao Cup third-round win over Bournemouth.
He made five other first-team appearances, making him a Premier League appearance against Leicester in September 2020, and his FA Cup debut against Birmingham in January 2021 before being awarded his first Champions League appearance from the away bench. To Sporting in February of this year.
The striker joined the club from Derby County in the summer of 2018, and in 2020/21 Delap scored 20 goals from just 24 games as EDS claimed the Premier League 2 title for the first time ever, and his impressive form was recognized individually with Liam receiving Premier League Player of the Year award 2.
And the superstar Delap was rewarded with a three-year contract extension in August 2021.
Last season, Delap scored 8 goals from 10 games in PL2 as City claimed their second PL2 title in a row.
He will now continue to develop at Stoke City and everyone at City wishes him all the best during his time with the club.