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Burnley rewards hard working Lukas Jensen with new contract


Burnley have handed a new contract to young Danish goalkeeper Lukas Jensen, tying him to the club until 2021 with the option of a further year.

The 20-year-old signed on a short-term deal in the summer and has now been rewarded for some impressive performances for the Clarets’ Under-23s.

‘It’s brilliant to sign my first ‘permanent’ contract,’ Jensen said on the club’s website

‘It’s been a long journey, but we are finally here and it’s the best feeling ever.

Rewarded for Hard work Danish goalkeeper Lukas Jensen

‘I am delighted to have signed this with Burnley. It’s a big dream to do it with a Premier League club. It’s like a childhood dream came true.’

Jensen remains down the pecking order at Turf Moor, with Nick Pope the established number one, and Joe Hart, Bailey Peacock-Farrell and Adam Legzdins also on the books.

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However, he hopes the new deal will afford him time to develop and move up the ranks.

‘Hopefully I can keep learning from all the top goalkeepers at Burnley and kick on from here,’ he said.




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