Callum Paterson: Cardiff City sign Scotland defender from Hearts on three-year deal

Callum Paterson
Callum Paterson has represented Scotland at various youth levels including Under-21

Scotland defender Callum Paterson has joined Championship club Cardiff City on a three-year contract.

The 22-year-old's contract with Scottish Premiership side Hearts expired at the end of the 2016-17 season.

Full-back Paterson made over 150 first team appearances for the Tynecastle club.

"I'm absolutely delighted and buzzing to be part of this big club," Paterson saidexternal-link of his move to Cardiff.

"It's nice and early so I've got a lot of time to bed in, get to know my way around the area and introduce myself.

"It's great timing and I'm happy to be here."

London-born Paterson has won five caps for Scotland after making his debut against Italy in May 2016.

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