Liverpool snap up Rangers defender Danny Wilson in £5m deal

21 July 2010 04:15
Rangers have agreed to sell 18-year-old defender Danny Wilson to Liverpool in a deal worth up to £5million.

Liverpool have been tracking Wilson for several months and are nowset to complete the transfer after the teenager was pulled out of theRangers squad that set off on a pre-season tour of Australia.

He spent Wednesday on Merseyside having a medical ahead of completing his move to Roy Hodgson's side.

Danny boy: Wilson (right) leaves Liverpool's training ground on Wednesday

Rangers chief executive Martin Bain told the club's officialwebsite: 'We have agreed a deal in principle with Liverpool for thetransfer of Danny Wilson.

'Liverpool's offer will see the club receive £2m up front with add-ons linked to games played, taking the total value of the deal to £5m.'

Wilson came through the youthranks at the Ibrox club, signing his first professional contractthere three years ago. 

After a promising debut season last term, Wilson was awarded both the ScottishFWA Young Player of the Year award and the Scottish PFA Young Player ofthe Year award.

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Source: Daily_Mail

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