With Calvin Ramsay, Jürgen Klopp has brought in an 18-year-old who has already caused a sensation in his home country – and broken a transfer record for the Reds.

Liverpool FC have broken their own transfer record with the signing of Calvin Ramsay.

Never before did Liverpool FC pay such a high sum for an 18-year-old. According to the Times, the Scottish international costs 4.7 million euros, and the transfer fee could rise by around 2.9 million euros in the future due to bonus payments.

But who is the youngster Jürgen Klopp brought in from Aberdeen FC in the Scottish League?

Ramsay named best young professional in Scotland

With Ramsay, Klopp gets one of the greatest right-back talents in Europe. He contributed nine assists and one goal in 33 games last season and was named Scotland’s best young professional.

He made his professional debut for Aberdeen FC, where he came through all the youth teams, in a 1-0 defeat to Dundee United on 20 March 2021. “Calvin is another exciting young player. We are very pleased,” Klopp shared.

Ramsay, who spent a total of nine years with Aberdeen FC, brings to the Reds, above all, excellent athleticism and a willingness to learn, “The Normal One” added. In addition, the 18-year-old is particularly “smart, confident and technically strong”.

The youngster was one of the shining lights at Aberdeen last season, who finished tenth in the Scottish Premier League.

Ramsay wants to compete

Ramsay himself is overjoyed and can’t wait to start for “maybe the biggest club in the world”: “It was a dream come true to play for Aberdeen and now to be at one of the biggest, if not the biggest club in the world, is a massive achievement. I’m looking forward to showing the fans what I can do,” said the record-breaking youngster.

With Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ramsay has an absolute top star as a competitor in his position, nevertheless, the Scot shows himself ready to fight: “If I can bring my performance in the preparation, there is no reason why I shouldn’t get into the first-team squad.”

With regard to the width and depth of the squad, Ramsay could develop into an excellent backup option for Alexander-Arnold. In the past 2021/22 season, Liverpool FC played 63 games across all competitions – the world’s best in professional football.