Clarets Midfielder Josh Benson Joins Grimsby Town On Loan
Grimsby Town Football Club have this afternoon confirmed the signing of Clarets midfielder Josh Benson on loan from until the end of the season. Benson is a stront tackling midfielder becomes the second recruit from Burnley to join The Mariners following team mate Anthony Glennon who signed on loan last week.
Benson began his footballing career at Arsenal Football Club where he had been part of the club’s Academy system from U9’s level. After completing his scholarship at the Gunners, he then made the move to Turf Moor signing a deal with the Clarets in July 2018.
A stand out player for the club’s Under 23’s during the 2018/19 campaign, Benson was rewarded with a first-team squad call up, for the Premier League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford in January 2019. Benson will join up with his new manager and team mates tomorrow and will be eligible for selection for Saturday’s visit of Exeter City for Ian Holloway’s first home game in charge of The Mariners.