With greater than 200 video games within the EFL behind him, the 25-year-old brings a
wealth of expertise to County forward of the brand new Premiership season, changing into the ninth summer season seize.
Coming by way of the youth academy at Middlesborough, Johnson was a part of the 2015-16 UEFA Youth League facet on the Riverside Stadium earlier than making the swap to Accrington Stanley in 2017.
Persistence has paid off for Ross County supervisor Malky Mackay who has signed right-back Callum Johnson on a two-year deal.
Having joined Accrington initially on mortgage for the 2017-18 season, made the transfer everlasting in summer season 2018, occurring to rack up over 100 appearances on the Crown Floor.
In September 2020, Johnson joined Portsmouth the place he would function on 48
events earlier than making an extra 39 League One appearances for Fleetwood City final season.
Staggies boss Mackay feels they’ve introduced him north on the splendid time of his profession.
He mentioned: “I’m delighted to deliver Callum to Ross County.
“He’s a participant that our recruitment division have frolicked monitoring and, at 25-years-old, we really feel he’s coming in to the prime of his profession.
“He has actually good expertise within the English recreation, and we look ahead to working with him right here in Dingwall and welcoming him to our membership.”
Mackay has been lively within the switch market up to now, eager to make sure he can once more have the membership driving excessive within the top-flight after ending sixth final time period.
Striker Jordy Hiwulu, wingers Owura Edwards and Kazeem Olaigbe and artistic midfielders Yan Dhanda and Victor Loturi have all arrived with the intention of constructing County harmful.
Dhanda and Hiwulu have joined from Swansea and Doncaster Rovers, whereas Loturi has signed from Canadian facet Cavalry FC, and mortgage strikes see Edwards are available in from Bristol Metropolis and Olaigbe from Southampton.
Mackay’s three different signings up to now this shut season have been goalkeeper Jake Eastwood, on mortgage from Sheffield United, left-backs Ben Purrington and George Harmon, most not too long ago at Charlton Athletic, and Oxford Metropolis respectively.