Former Clarets Centre-Back Joins Sunderland

Oliver Younger Signs Contract On Wearside

Sunderland AFC have confirmed the signings of former Clarets defender Oliver Younger who will join up with Elliott Dickman’s U23 squad for the coming season after signing a one-year deals on Wearside. The young centre-back joins after spending thirteen years going throught the ranks at Premier League Burnley Football Club.

In the second-half of last season the young defender went on loan to League of Ireland side St Patrick’s Athletic where he made two appearances before the season was cut short due to coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking about the new signing head coach Elliott Dickman said, “We’re delighted to get Oliver Younger at the club he is another one we’re pleased with. He’s an aggressive centre-back and he’s good in the air. We’ve been delighted with what we’ve seen from him so far and he really strengthens the group. As a whole, we’re happy with the additions this summer and we’re looking forward to the season now.”

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