Latics 18 year old right back Luke Burke has been rewarded for some early season promise with an extension to his current contract at the club.
The Liverpool born defender has made 5 appearances this season and been a shining light, he was excellent against both Blackburn and Birmingham at the DW Stadium and didn’t look out of place in any of the games that he featured in.
Speaking to Latics Official Burke said of his new deal – ”I’m really happy to be able to extend my deal here. To get the chance to play in the first team was amazing.
”I know I have to work really hard to impress the new manager and show him what I can do.
”The leap in standards from Under 18s to first team was huge and I think I improved massively with the experience of playing at that level and against top professionals. It’s just given me a taste for more but I know that I need to work really hard to earn my chance again.”
Definitely one for the future and a real prospect.
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