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Aaron Connolly

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Biography

Date of birth

28/01/2000

Signed

04/08/2016

Country

Republic of Ireland

A look at the striker's early career.

Aaron Connolly moved into Albion's under-23 side for the start of the 2017/18 campaign, while also being able to feature for the under-18s.

The Irishman scored a brace on his first under-23 appearance in the 2016/17 season, and added further goals to his tally - with strikes against Southampton, Stoke City and Newcastle United.

Connolly came off the bench for Albion's first team to make his senior debut in the 2-0 victory over Barnet in the EFL Cup in 2017.

The Irishman hit double figures for Simon Rusk's side during the 2017/18 campaign, and scored the second goal in their play-off final victory over Aston Villa.

Connolly opened the 2018/19 season in excellent form, as he scored the equalising goal for Albion against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

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