Teenager Jack Bycroft Gets Pro Contract At Saints

24 September 2018, 15:29 | Updated: 24 September 2018, 15:39

Jack Bycroft

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."