Burnley winger Dwight McNeil signs new four-and-a-half-year deal
By Joe Shread
Last Updated: 21/01/19 3:31pm
Dwight McNeil has signed a new four-and-a-half-year contract at Burnley that will extend his stay at Turf Moor until June 2023.
The new deal, which has an option for Burnley to extend it by a further 12 months, comes following the 19-year-old's breakthrough into the Clarets' first team.
After making his debut during the final game of last season, McNeil has featured in ten matches for Burnley this campaign.
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The winger has started Burnley's last four Premier League matches - which have seen them take 10 points from the 12 available - and scored his first senior goal against West Ham last month.
McNeil, who joined Burnley from Manchester United in 2014, said: "A lot has happened in a short space of time and I'm happy to have signed a new deal. I hadn't really thought this far ahead but I'm just happy it's come so soon.
"I think I've taken my opportunity well and hopefully I can build on that. Hopefully I can stay in the team and really focus on this season.
"It's a dream staying in the Premier League. It's the best league in the world and you always want to stay and play in the Premier League."