Ross County signal Sheffield United goalkeeper Jake Eastwood on season-long mortgage
Eastwood spent final week with County on their pre-season coaching camp in Italy, nonetheless, a deal couldn’t be accomplished forward of their return to Dingwall on Saturday.
The 25-year-old has spent his complete profession with the Blades to date, having joined the Bramall Lane youth academy on the age of 10.
Ross County have signed Sheffield United goalkeeper Jake Eastwood on a season-long mortgage.
Though he has made simply three senior appearances for the English Championship membership, Eastwoood has gained huge expertise throughout a variety of mortgage spells.
Following stints with Chesterfield and Scunthorpe United, Eastwood made a short lived change to Kilmarnock in 2020 – that means he’s already conversant in Scottish soccer.
After making simply two appearances for Killie, Eastwood went on to spend the rest of that marketing campaign on mortgage with Grimsby City.
His most up-to-date spells have come at Portsmouth and Rochdale, and he’ll now spend the marketing campaign within the Highlands.
Eastwood – who might characteristic in Wednesday’s pleasant away to Brora Rangers – will compete with Ross Laidlaw for the Staggies’ primary jersey throughout the coming season.
He turns into the Staggies’ eighth summer season signing, following the arrivals of Victor Loturi, Yan Dhanda, George Harmon, Owura Edwards, Kazeem Olaigbe, Jordy Hiwula and Ben Purrington.
County supervisor Malky Mackay is happy to finalise the deal to bolster his goalkeeping competitors.
Mackay stated: “Jake is a goalkeeper who has examined himself at golf equipment throughout totally different leagues throughout his profession thus far and has labored with some actually good goalkeepers and coaches.
“We’re delighted he has joined us for the present marketing campaign, and I wish to thank Sheffield United for seeing Ross County because the place the place Jake can actually problem himself this season.”