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Biography

Date of birth

11/07/1999

Signed

16/12/2015

Country

England

Luton-born defender able to play at right-back or in central midfield, James signed a professional contract with the club at the same time as youth team colleague Frankie Musonda last November.

First joined the Hatters in 2005 and along with Musonda, won the Aarau Masters as an Under-11, beating Bayern Munich in the final. Made his senior debut as a substitute against Exeter on the final day of last season and has gone onto make a number of first team appearances this season, including a man-of-the-match winning first start in the EFL Cup win over Aston Villa. The 18-year-old signed a new two-and-a-half-year contract in December 2016, with the option of another year, and scores his first senior goal in the 4-1 win at Accrington in late April.