Date: 31st August 2017 at 9:42pm
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Rekeem Harper has joined Blackburn on loan from Premier League side West Bromwich Albion.

Harper, 17, has arrived on a season-long deal.

A professional contract, his first, was signed earlier on Thursday ahead of his temporary arrival at Rovers with the midfielder becoming one of the players Tony Mowbray had hoped to sign ahead of the transfer deadline.

Harper made his Premier League debut as a substitute against Bournemouth earlier in the month, in doing so he became only the second player born this century to feature at the highest level in English football.

The teenager has featured for West Brom in the League Cup as well this season and the Baggies’ U21 side in the Checkatrade Trophy.

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