Liverpool signal Ramsay as cowl for Alexander-Arnold

Liverpool signed Scotland under-21 defender Calvin Ramsay from Aberdeen on Sunday as a backup to proper again Trent Alexander-Arnold.

The 18-year-old Ramsay, who hasn’t performed for Scotland’s senior workforce, has joined for a reported price of 4.2 million kilos ($5.15 million).

He solely made his senior debut for Aberdeen in March final yr and performed 39 video games for the workforce in Scotland’s prime division, making 9 assists and scoring one purpose.

Joe Gomez has been the backup to Trent Alexander-Arnold over the past couple of years regardless that he’s naturally a middle again. Gomez has been linked with a transfer away from Anfield.

“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 trying ahead to attempting to point out the followers what I’ve acquired,” Ramsay stated.

“Hopefully I can are available in in preseason, present everybody on the membership, the workers, gamers what I’ve acquired after which we’ll see what occurs from there.”

Ramsay is Liverpool’s third signing of the offseason following the arrival of Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez and 19-year-old ahead Fabio Carvalho.

“There’s clearly a pathway right here – that is one of many causes I selected it, as properly,” Ramsay stated. “It isn’t only a large membership, they provide younger gamers possibilities within the first workforce.”