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Wednesday 16 January 2019

Goalkeeper Jack Bycroft handed professional contract by Southampton

The academy player turned 17 last week.

Jack Bycroft has signed a deal to stay at St Mary’s (Adam Davy/PA)
Jack Bycroft has signed a deal to stay at St Mary’s (Adam Davy/PA)

By Press Association Sport staff

Southampton have handed a first professional contract to young goalkeeper Jack Bycroft.

The 17-year-old academy player has signed a two-year deal which ties him to the Premier League club until June 2021.

“It’s a very proud day for me and my family. I’m thankful to everyone who has got me to where I am so far,” he told Southampton’s website.

“It’s just the beginning, so I’m very excited to push on.

“Being at one of the biggest clubs in the country – a Premier League side – it is an honour to step out on the pitch and wear the Southampton badge on my chest.”

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