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Maximillian James Aarons (born 4 January 2000) is an English footballer who plays for Norwich City. He is primarily a right-back, but can also play as a left-back.

Max Aarons
Personal information
Full name Maximillian James Aarons[1]
Date of birth (2000-01-04) 4 January 2000 (age 19)
Place of birth Hammersmith, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Right-back
Club information
Current team
Norwich City
Number 37
Youth career
2009–2014 Luton Town
2016–2018 Norwich City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Norwich City 41 (2)
National team
2018– England U19 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:20, 5 May 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:07, 26 March 2019 (UTC)

Contents

Club careerEdit

Luton TownEdit

Aarons began his career at Luton Town.

Norwich CityEdit

Aarons moved to join Norwich City's academy in 2016.[2] Aarons signed a 3 year professional contract with the Canaries in June 2018[2] before making his debut in an EFL Cup game against Stevenage on 14 August 2018.[3] Aarons' first senior goal also came in the EFL Cup, as he scored the 3rd in Norwich's 3–1 win over Cardiff City on 28 August 2018.[4] Aarons made his first league appearance on 2 September 2018, starting in the East Anglian Derby against Ipswich Town. The game ended 1–1.[5] On 10 October 2018, Aarons extended his contract at the club until June 2023.[6]

In March 2019 he was selected to the 2018–19 Championship Team of the Season.[7] He was also awarded the 2018–19 EFL Young Player of the Season award.[8] He was promoted with Norwich to the Premier League after a 2-1 victory over Blackburn Rovers.

International careerEdit

After breaking into the Norwich City first team at the start of the 2018–19 season, Aarons earned a call-up to the England Under-19 team in September 2018.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

Aarons is the cousin of Newcastle United player Rolando Aarons.[10]

Aarons grew up in Milton Keynes and attended Shenley Brook End School.

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played 5 May 2019

ClubEdit

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Norwich City 2018–19 Championship 41 2 0 0 2 1 43 3
Career total 41 2 0 0 2 1 43 3

InternationalEdit

Appearances and goals by national team and year.
National Team Year Apps Goals
England U-19 2018 4 0
Total 4 0

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HonoursEdit

Norwich City

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CLUB LIST OF REGISTERED PLAYERS AS AT 19th MAY 2018" (PDF). English Football League. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Max Aarons signs first professional contract". Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Norwich City vs Stevenage on 14 Aug 18 – Match Centre – Norwich City". www.canaries.co.uk. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Cardiff City vs Norwich City on 28 Aug 18 – Match Centre – Norwich City". www.canaries.co.uk. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Ipswich Town vs Norwich City on 02 Sep 18 – Match Centre – Norwich City". www.canaries.co.uk. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Max Aarons rewarded with new deal at Norwich City". www.canaries.co.uk. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  7. ^ "EFL awards: Che Adams, Teemu Pukki & Billy Sharp on Championship shortlist". BBC Sport. 26 March 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Twitter". mobile.twitter.com. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  9. ^ Davitt, Paddy. "England calling for Max Aarons". Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  10. ^ Freezer, David. "Rapid rise continuing for Canaries prospect Aarons after derby debut". Eastern Daily Press. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  11. ^ Association, The Football. "Goals from Callum Hudson-Odoi and Stephen Walker help England U19s beat Belgium away". www.thefa.com. Retrieved 11 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Championship: 2018/19: Current table". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
    "Norwich: Squad details: 2018/19". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
  13. ^ "Max Aarons, Jamal Lewis and Teemu Pukki named in EFL Team of the Season". www.canaries.co.uk. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  14. ^ "Championship: Norwich and Leeds dominate PFA selection of team of 2018–19". BBC Sport. 24 April 2019. Retrieved 11 June 2019.