Young Clarets Goalkeeper Signs First Pro Contract

Sam Waller Extends Clarets Stay After Signing Three Year Contract

Burnley Football Club are pleased to confirm that Sam Waller has signed a three-year contract with the Club, this his first professional contract. Waller first joining the Club aged twelve in the summer of 2016, the young goalkeeper has progressed through the Clarets academy, including the youth team and was a mainstay for the U23s in 2021/22.

The 18-year-old awaits his first-team debut, named on the bench away at Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League last season. However, he has already been heavily involved at senior level working alongside Arijanet Muric, Bailey Peacock-Farrell, Will Norris and Denis Franchi this term.

The Stockport born teenager has now extended his stay with the Club until June 2025. Speaking about signing his first professional contract Sam Waller said, “I’m buzzing to have signed this new deal at Burnley and to be staying here for the foreseeable future. Being a part of it from such a young age it’s a proud moment signing a first professional contract. I’m looking forward to continuing my development here. I want to continue working hard, pushing forward and working alongside some top goalkeepers and staff.”

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