Tranmere’s Ferrier joins Israeli side for undisclosed fee

Tranmere Rovers has confirmed that striker Morgan Ferrier has left the Club to join Israeli Premier League side Maccabi Petah Tikva for an undisclosed fee.

Ferrier made 15 appearances for the club this season, scoring one goal, which came against Leicester City U21s last month in the third round of the EFL Trophy at Prenton Park.

Born in Plaistow, Newham, the striker joined Tranmere in the summer of 2019, making a total of 30 league appearances, scoring five times.

Ferrier played youth football with Arsenal, Watford and Nottingham Forest.In January 2013 he was sent out to Southern League Premier Division side Kettering Town on a three-month loan. After leaving Nottingham Forest he briefly went on trial with Bolton Wanderers.

He played briefly for Cray Wanderers in the Isthmian League Premier Division in 2013–14. He then joined Crystal Palace, and spent time with Bishop’s Stortford and Hemel Hempstead Town before signing for Boreham Wood in August 2016.

He was put up for sale in May 2017, and spent time with Dagenham & Redbridge before returning to Boreham Wood in February 2018. Boreham Wood later accused Ferrier’s agent of “bullying”.

He signed for Walsall in August 2018 and moved to Tranmere Rovers on 1 August 2019 for an undisclosed transfer fee. In August 2019 he suffered a knee ligament injury and would be on the sidelines for 8 weeks.