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Liverpool set to sign Falkirk ace Tony Gallacher after beating Manchester United to defender

Tony Gallacher is set to join Liverpool (Picture:Twitter)

Liverpool have beaten Manchester United to the signing of Falkirk defender Tony Gallacher after agreeing a £200,000 fee for the Scottish ace.

The 18-year-old spent a week on Merseyside with Liverpool’s academy earlier this month and did enough to convince the Reds to sign him now rather than in the summer.

Gallacher made his senior debut for Falkirk at the age of 16 and he’s been watched by European giants Barcelona and Liverpool’s Premier League rivals Manchester United in recent months.

The defender has since represented Scotland at youth international and Liverpool clearly felt that they couldn’t afford to wait any longer… Read the full story