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Biography

Date of birth

25/03/2000

Signed

25/09/2020

Country

Northern Ireland

The young player signed on a season-long loan from Leeds United in late September 2020.

A central and defensive midfielder, the Leeds academy product has represented Northern Ireland at a variety of youth levels as well with the senior side in September 2019 coming on as a substitute in the 1-0 win over Luxembourg.

Also a key component of Carlos Corberán's Leeds United successful U23 side, McCalmont was part of the first team that won promotion to the Premier League last season and was handed his debut by Marcelo Bielsa in the Carabao Cup at Salford in 2019/20.

He signed a four-year extension with his parent club in the summer and now joins Latics for the 2020/21 campaign to gain more valuable game time in the Football League.

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