Wycombe Wanderers have excessive hopes for defender Max Ram after Caley Thistle transfer
Though launched from the English League 1 facet, coaches really feel he has loads of qualities to supply as he makes the step into the Scottish Championship.
The 22-year-old centre half lately signed a two-year take care of Inverness and spoke this week about his dedication to assist Billy Dodds’ males win promotion after going so shut in Could.
Defender Max Ram arrives at Caley Thistle with a ringing endorsement from his earlier membership Wycombe Wanderers.
Ram made simply three first-team appearances for Wycombe, all in cup competitions final 12 months, and was loaned out to Hungerford City.
Stories from the Nationwide League South membership have been glowing, however the sheer variety of gamers in entrance of Ram at Wycombe was at all times going to make it powerful for a breakthrough subsequent time period.
Wycombe, whose nickname is the Chairboys, from the place Aberdeen’s Anthony Stewart has simply signed from, missed out on promotion again to the Championship in Could.
After ending sixth in League 1, former Ross County ace Ross Stewart helped Sunderland defeat Wycombe 2-0 within the promotion play-off last, in order that they go once more beneath long-serving supervisor Gareth Ainsworth, who has simply signed a brand new one-year deal.
Though launched, Matt Cecil, head of media at Wycombe Wanderers, mentioned Ram arrived final summer time as a growth squad participant, subsequently being despatched on mortgage was the standard course to assemble expertise.
He defined a settled facet competing for promotion was at all times going to make it laborious for youthful lads to drive a means into the reckoning.
He mentioned: “The season earlier than final, we have been a membership struggling within the Championship, whereas final season in League 1 we have been on the prime finish and the staff was just about set. It was unlikely that any of the younger lads have been going to get an opportunity to interrupt by.
“It was not a mirrored image of their potential, simply that we have been set with an skilled defensive set-up in Max’s case and he was not going to get a lot of a look-in.
“The employees have been actually impressed with Max’s character and work ethic. He got here in on trial final summer time, having been recognized to our growth coaches and/or scouts.
“They actually favored the look of him, simply being a no-nonsense defender. He’s the type who will go in to win each header and throw himself into tackles and he was fairly composed on the ball.
“That’s what they noticed from him final pre-season and that earned him a growth squad deal.”
Cecil recollects a telling second in a League Cup encounter which helped the membership land a tie away to Manchester Metropolis, which they misplaced 6-1 final September.