Malky Mackay backs new signing Ben Purrington to be a success at Ross County

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Malky Mackay believes caller Ross County signing Ben Purrington is of “real quality” and has joined the Staggies successful the premier of his career.

The 26-year-old left-back signed connected a two-year woody from Charlton to go the sixth summation to the Highland club’s squad this summer.

Purrington came done the younker ranks astatine Plymouth and made his debut successful 2013 before joining Championship broadside Rotherham successful January 2017.

He joined Charlton successful January 2019, initially connected indebtedness for the 2nd fractional of the 2018/19 campaign, earlier making his determination to the Valley imperishable successful the summertime aft scoring successful the League One play-off last triumph implicit Sunderland astatine Wembley to assistance the Addicks summation promotion to the Championship.

Purrington joined the County squad astatine their pre-season grooming campy successful Italy and brag Mackay told County’s authoritative website: “We are delighted to bring idiosyncratic of Ben’s acquisition to Ross County.

“At 26 helium is successful the premier of his vocation and has a large way grounds of games and occurrence down him.

“We tracked Ben and identified that helium was a subordinate of existent prime that tin adhd to our radical and beryllium 1 of the much experienced leaders successful the dressing room.

“Ben has proven himself astatine assorted levels of the crippled and those experiences volition beryllium important to america successful what is going to beryllium an highly competitory Scottish Premiership adjacent season.”

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