Elijah Dixon-Bonner has joined Championship club Queens Park Rangers on trial after leaving Liverpool this summer.
As per West London Sport, the 21-year-old has been taken on by QPR having previously been a free agent.
Dixon-Bonner reportedly played 45 minutes for the U21 side yesterday afternoon as he tries to win himself a contract.
The midfielder’s deal at Liverpool was mutually terminated at the end of last season. Despite having played twice for the first team in 2021/22, including a start at Anfield, Dixon-Bonner decided it was time for him to move on.
Dixon-Bonner still looking for a permanent home
It’s a shame that Dixon-Bonner hasn’t been able to find himself a permanent home after leaving Liverpool. Hopefully he can now do that at QPR.
A move to London would be a return to his roots, having grown up in nearby Essex. But it’s at Liverpool where the young man has always felt at home.
Although he grew up a fair way away, Dixon-Bonner was a Red as a child. He spoke about his pride at representing his boyhood club when giving the chance last season.
That wasn’t a token gesture from Jurgen Klopp either. The Liverpool manager had been impressed with the midfielder’s displays during training – calling him ‘incredible’ last October.
And he showed why during his time in the first team, too. Dixon-Bonner was a tidy performer in January’s FA Cup win over Shrewsbury, going close to grabbing himself a memorable goal.
He wasn’t able to take that chance at the Anfield Road end, though. As it turned out, that was his third and last appearance for Liverpool.
Whatever he goes on to do in his career, he’ll always have his time at the Reds to look back on. Good luck at QPR, Elijah, show them what you’ve got.