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Estonia worldwide Liivak joins Sligo Rovers

John Russell has made his first signing as Sligo Rovers supervisor, with Estonia worldwide Frank Liivak becoming a member of from Levadia Tallinn.

The attacking midfielder has 24 caps for his nation since making his debut in 2014.

Liivak has made 17 appearances within the Estonian Premier League this season, with Levadia at present in second place, stage on factors with metropolis rivals Flora Tallinn.

The 25-year-old moved from Flora in 2021 after a profitable three-year interval on the membership, scoring 27 targets in 91 appearances.

Liivak additionally spent a 12 months with Napoli as a youth participant.

Bit O’Red supervisor John Russell expressed his delight on the signing, saying: ‘’He is an Estonian worldwide participant who will carry a number of high quality and expertise to our group.

“He has performed in some massive video games for his nation and has received quite a few honours throughout his time within the Estonian League.

“Frank is an thrilling participant who can function in a couple of positions. He involves us at a very good stage of his profession. I do know from my conversations with him that he’s excited by this new problem and I’m trying ahead to working with him.

“I need to appeal to prime gamers to Sligo Rovers, and I feel the followers will get pleasure from watching Frank.”

Liivak was due to participate in Levadia’s Champions League qualifier final evening towards Icelandic crew Vikingur Reykjavik, however together with his transfer to Rovers imminent, he was disregarded of the match-day squad.

As a end result he shall be eligible for Sligo’s upcoming Europa Conference League tie with Welsh outfit Bala Town.

Liivak may make his debut of their subsequent house recreation towards Shelbourne on 2 July.

He stated: “I’m actually excited to develop into part of the Sligo Rovers household. I’m trying ahead to creating my first steps in entrance of the followers within the Showgrounds and assist the crew to realize nice issues.’’

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