Liverpool have accomplished the signing of Scotland Underneath-21 defender Calvin Ramsay from Aberdeen, topic to worldwide clearance.
he 18-year-old joins the Premier League membership on a “long-term contract” in a deal believed to be value an preliminary £4million.
He was named the Scottish Soccer Writers’ Affiliation’s Younger Participant of the 12 months for the 2021-22 season, along with being shortlisted for the PFA Scotland Younger Participant of the 12 months award.
“I’m simply buzzing and it’s a dream come true actually to be right here,” Ramsay informed the Reds’ web site.
“It was a dream come true to play for Aberdeen, and now to be at one of many largest, if not the largest membership on this planet, it’s an enormous achievement and I’m trying ahead to attempting to indicate the followers what I’ve bought.”
Ramsay may ultimately price Liverpool as much as £6.5million resulting from appearance-related add-ons.
The precise-back progressed via the youth ranks at Aberdeen, making his senior debut in March 2021 and taking part in 39 instances in complete, scoring as soon as.
He’s Jurgen Klopp’s third signing of the summer time window following the potential club-record arrival of Darwin Nunez from Benfica and the announcement that Fabio Carvalho will formally be part of the membership from Fulham on July 1.
“There’s clearly a pathway right here – that’s one of many causes I selected it as properly,” added Ramsay, who has been capped thrice by his nation at Underneath-21 degree.
“It’s not only a huge membership, they provide younger gamers possibilities within the first workforce.
“So if I can are available in in pre-season, put my mark down, then there’s no purpose why I can’t push to get within the first-team squad.”
Ramsay’s departure is a club-record sale for the Scottish Premiership aspect, surpassing the reported £3million payment acquired in September 2020 when Scott McKenna moved to Nottingham Forest.
Dons supervisor Jim Goodwin informed his membership’s web site: “Liverpool are very fortunate, they’re getting a promising younger expertise.
“His stats within the first half of final season have been amongst the highest for full-backs on this planet.
“We actually had excessive hopes for him and I’ve little question he’ll go from energy to energy in an excellent workforce at Liverpool.”