Rotherham United have confirmed their first signing of the summer transfer window with the acquisition of Clark Robertson, officially confirmed by the club’s website. 

The 24 year old joins the Millers from Blackpool, where the defender made 92 appearances at Bloomfield Road.

Robertson joined the Oysters in 2015 from Aberdeen and has tasted both relegation and promotion with the Seasiders.

Despite slipping out of League One in 2016, Robertson was a key part of the Blackpool side as they gained instant promotion back to the third tier at the first time of asking.

He now joins Rotherham and puts an end to a three year stay at Gary Bowyer’s side.

The centre back has now put pen to paper on a three year deal at The New York Stadium, as he looks to help Rotherham prolong their Championship status.

He becomes Paul Warne’s first signing of the transfer window after Rotherham’s triumph over Shrewsbury Town in the League One Playoff Final.

Robertson has represented Scotland at youth level, but he has yet to catch the eye of the senior team manager Alex Mcleish.

The former Aberdeen defender has played for the U19’s and the U21’s and will be hoping to impress during his time in Yorkshire and gain his first International cap.

Rotherham have only been away for the Championship for a year, but Warne will be hoping to right the wrongs of their disastrous campaign during the 16/17 season.

Robertson will help sure up the Millers defence next season and provide stern competition for the existing Rotherham back line.

 

 

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