Rangers have today confirmed the signing of Liverpool youngster Jordan Rossiter after his contract at the Anfield club expired. Rossiter has signed a 4 year deal with Rangers and the club will have to stump up a development fee, believed to be around £250,000, to Liverpool.
Rossiter is highly thought of in the English game, with Jurgen Klopp deciding against loaning him out last season to remain part of his first team squad, and his signing may prove to be something of a coup for Rangers. At one time tagged the next Steven Gerrard, Rossiter is much more of a holding midfielder and will sit ahead of the central defenders breaking down attacks. The England under-19 international has made several first team appearances for Liverpool although injuries have limited him to only 4 appearances last season; including three in Liverpool's run to the Europa League final.
Rossiter will provide competition to Andy Halliday and Matt Crooks for a place in Mark Warburton's starting XI and should provide more cover defensively to allow James Tavernier and Lee Wallace to get forward. Speaking to
We recently spoke to Noel Chomyn, of SB Nation's Liverpool blog Liverpool Offside about him which you can read here.