Ross County have secured the signing of Manchester City prospect Alexander Robertson on a season-long loan deal.

An energetic midfielder, the 18-year-old has shone in the Manchester City academy and now heads to the cinch Premiership for senior experience. He’s new manager Malky Mackay’s fourth summer signing after Ross Callachan, Dominic Samuel and Jake Vokins.

Manchester City U23 v Liverpool U23 - Premier League 2

Heading north. (Photo by MCFC via Getty Images)

A club statement reads: “Ross County FC are delighted to announce the signing of 18-year-old midfielder Alexander Robertson on a season-long loan. Alexander, son of former Dundee & St. Johnstone midfielder Mark Robertson, started his career Hokoah Sydney East FC.

“He was scouted by and signed for Manchester United. After two seasons with Manchester United’s elite academy teams, Alexander signed scholarship forms with City, quickly progressing through their U-18s and their EDS teams.

 

“He has made a name for himself as an energetic, box-to-box midfielder, with a keen eye for goal from open play and dead balls, scoring regularly for Manchester City and England’s underage teams in the last two seasons.”

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