Burnley Sign Robbie Leitch
Burnley Football Club have today announced the signing of midfielder Robbie Leitch on a free transfer. The former Motherwell man, will link up with the Development Squad has signed a two-year contact at Turf Moor with a further year’s option in the club’s favour.
Leitch who helped Motherwell to their first ever Scottish Youth Cup with a goal in the 5-2 victory over Hearts back in April at Hampden Park. The son of former Motherwell and Swindon Town midfielder Scott says the move was one he simply couldn’t turn down.
The Swindon-born man followed in his father’s footsteps earlier in his career when he represented North Lanarkshire in the International Children’s Games, something he feels helped him as a youngster.
Speaking about signing for Burnley Robbie Leitch said, “I’m delighted to sign because it’s a club that is really going places and the fact they’re back in the Premier League is great.
Hopefully I can play regularly for the U21s this season and keep progressing to try and challenge for a spot in the first-team as quick as I can. I’ve got a bit of history in English football as my dad played for Swindon a few years back and hopefully I can do as good as him!”