ⓘ Max Aarons


ⓘ Max Aarons

Maximillian James Aarons is an English professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Norwich City. He is primarily a right-back, but can also play as a left-back.


1. Club career

Aarons began his career at Luton Town, and moved to join Norwich Citys academy in 2016. He signed a three-year professional contract with the Canaries in June 2018, before making his debut in an EFL Cup game against Stevenage on 14 August. His first senior goal also came in the EFL Cup, as he concluded a 3–1 win over Cardiff City two weeks later. Aarons made his first league appearance on 2 September, starting in the East Anglian derby against Ipswich Town, a 1–1 draw. On 10 October, he extended his contract at the club until June 2023.

In March 2019 he was selected to the 2018–19 Championship Team of the Season, and was also awarded the 2018–19 EFL Young Player of the Season award. He was promoted with Norwich to the Premier League after a 2–1 victory over Blackburn Rovers.


2. International career

After breaking into the Norwich City first team at the start of the 2018–19 season, Aarons earned a call-up to the England under-19 team in September 2018.

On 30 August 2019, Aarons was included in the England U21 squad for the first time and made his debut during the 3–2 2021 U21 Euro qualifying win against Turkey on 6 September 2019.


3. Honours

Norwich City

  • EFL Championship: 2018–19


  • PFA Team of the Year: 2018–19 Championship
  • EFL Young Player of the Year: 2018–19
  • EFL Team of the Season: 2018–19