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Ex-Liverpool, Blackburn striker Banton taking part in MLS Combine

Former Liverpool and Blackburn Rovers youth Jason Banton is looking for a path into Major League Soccer he has revealed.

The 19-year old striker, who has recently spent time with Leicester City and Burton Albion, has been invited to the annual adidasMLS Player Combine from January 6-10 where he will be watched by scouts from across North America.

When asked on Twitter by sbnation's Jeremiah Oshan where he will be playing in 2012, Banton replied with 'gonna be in the Combine Super Draft mate'.

Banton started his youth career with Arsenal before leaving in 2008 for Blackburn and then onto Liverpool in January 2011 before leaving there at the end of the 2010/11 season.

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