First Name: Paulo
Town Of Birth: Sao Joao da Madeira, Portugal
Paulo Alves is a talented midfielder from Portugal who joined the Academy in the summer of 2015.
Also known as Paulinho, he is a regular member of the U23 squad.
Alves spent seven years with FC Porto's Academy under the guidance of future Liverpool coach Pepijn Lijnders, and in 2014-15 got senior experience playing for local side Sanjoanense, who are in the third tier of the Portuguese league.
He has an eye for a pass and will hope to make a big impression in Kirkby.