Goalkeeper Jack Bycroft handed professional contract by Southampton
The academy player turned 17 last week.
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.”