17-year-old on fire for West Ham under-23s with two goals vs Liverpool during 3-0 thrashing

West Ham United under-23s were on fire once again this afternoon, beating Liverpool under-23s 3-0.

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And one player in particular was in absolutely sensational form for the Hammers.

Sonny Perkins is just 17 and he is very highly rated at the London Stadium.

The attacking midfielder, who can also operate up front, has bagged four goals in four games for the under-18s this season (Transfermarkt).

Sonny Perkins in action (photo via WHUFC)

His fine form earned him a start for the under-23s today against Liverpool and he didn’t disappoint.

West Ham United under-23s trounce Liverpool

Dmitri Halajko has a tremendous group of players at his disposal.

And David Moyes will be delighted at the prospect of so many talented youngsters coming through the ranks at the London Stadium.

One young player earning rave reviews at the moment is Sonny Perkins.

The 17-year-old whiz-kid scored a brace against Liverpool for the under-23s this afternoon during a thumping 3-0 win for the home side.

Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United FC via Getty Images

Perkins possesses exceptional technique, blistering pace and plays with a real kind of maturity that belies his tender years.

He certainly is one to keep an eye on over the next few years.

Halajko’s side are now sitting in second place in the Premier League 2 table, just one point adrift of leaders Arsenal.

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And with some of the young players coming through the ranks at the London Stadium, West Ham have a really bright future, that’s for sure.

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