Young Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher has received his first call-up to the senior Ireland squad.
It was announced on the official Liverpool website today that the 19-year-old goalie, who joined the Reds from Ring Mahon Rangers in 2015, will now link up with Martin O’Neill’s senior players for the upcoming international break.
Kelleher has spent time with the senior Liverpool squad during pre-season and the trip to the United States in the summer, and has played for the U18s and U23s during his time on Merseyside. He is current part of the Liverpool squad for tonight’s match against Red Star Belgrade.
The young stopper signed a new contract with Liverpool in the summer and could feature during the friendlies with Northern Ireland on November 15 and the UEFA Nations League match against Denmark on November 19.
Liverpool now have three international-level goalkeepers in their first team squad, with Alisson Becker (Brazil) as number one, Simon Mignolet (Belgium) as number two, and Kelleher (Ireland) as an able number three.