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Liverpool on verge of signing Falkirk left-back

As reported by The Daily Mail, Liverpool are set to sign Falkirk left back Tony Gallacher for £250,000.

The 18-year old defender was invited for a trial by Liverpool last week and impressed so much that they decided to sign him, warding off interest from Swansea City who had also been linked with a move for the young Scot, with reports that Barcelona were also monitoring his progress at one stage.

Gallacher has made 26 appearances for Falkirk since making his debut aged just 16 years old, and has 6 Scotland under-17 caps to his name. In January last year, Scottish papers The Daily Record and the Herald  named him as one of Scottish football’s biggest prospects for 2017.

He is likely for the time being to be third in the left-back pecking order at Anfield behind Spaniard Alberto Moreno and compatriot Andy Robertson, and it remains to be seen if manager Jurgen Klopp will want to send him out on loan to get more first-team experience.

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