Liverpool signal Aberdeen defender Ramsay for £4.2m

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Calvin Ramsay signs for Liverpool
Calvin Ramsay, who has been capped thrice by Scotland Underneath-21s, will put on the quantity 22 shirt for Liverpool

Liverpool have accomplished the signing of 18-year-old Scottish right-back Calvin Ramsay from Aberdeen on a five-year deal for an preliminary £4.2m.

The deal for the Scotland Underneath-21 participant additionally consists of £2.5m of potential add-ons and a 17.5% sell-on clause.

There aren’t any plans to ship Ramsay on mortgage and he’ll be a part of up with Jurgen Klopp’s first staff for pre-season.

“I am simply buzzing and it is a dream come true actually to be right here,” the defender mentioned.

“It was a dream come true to play for Aberdeen, and now to be at one of many greatest, if not the most important membership on the earth, it is a large achievement and I am wanting ahead to attempting to point out the followers what I’ve bought.”

Ramsay made 33 appearances for Aberdeen final season, scoring one purpose and registering 9 assists.

He has made 39 appearances in whole for the Scottish Premiership aspect after rising by means of the youth ranks.

The complete-back was named younger participant of the 12 months by the Scottish Soccer Writers’ Affiliation in April after a powerful breakthrough marketing campaign that noticed him linked with a number of European golf equipment.

Ramsay mentioned the event of younger gamers, akin to Trent Alexander-Arnold and Harvey Elliott, was one of many causes he joined the Reds.

“There’s clearly a pathway right here,” he mentioned.

“That is one of many causes I selected it as nicely. It is not only a large membership, they provide younger gamers possibilities within the first staff.

“So if I can are available in pre-season, put my mark down, then there is no purpose why I am unable to push to get within the first-team squad.”

He’s Liverpool’s third arrival this summer season following £64m Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez from Benfica and £5m Fulham ahead Fabio Carvalho.

Liverpool gained the Carabao Cup and FA Cup final season, however had been runners-up within the Premier League and misplaced the Champions League last to Actual Madrid.

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