The 18-year-old has agreed new terms that run until the summer of 2020 and he says he is looking to continue his development with the Blues, a nine-year journey that has already seen him make his senior debut in the Europa League dead rubber against Apollon Limassol last December.
“To sign my first contract with the club I have been at since I was nine is special for me,” Denny told evertontv.
“I am looking forward to continuing my development and getting as close to the first team as I can.
“That [his smooth transition from Under-18 to Under-23 football] is credit to the staff and all the other boys who have helped me.
“There are differences in terms of the intensity but with the help of the staff, and me getting on with it and throwing myself in at the deep end, I took to it well.”
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1 Posted 18/07/2018 at 00:23:15
I am a little confused: on one hand we are trying to trim the squad size. On the other, we are handing out a record number of professional contracts
2 Posted 18/07/2018 at 00:29:54
Also, they're on small beer, probably around £1-2k a week each. In other words £75-150k = one Rooney.
It's not bodies we need rid of, it's wages. And these bodies are in the U23s and U18s and so won't concern Silva anyway.
3 Posted 18/07/2018 at 08:44:59
Fair play - good explanation!
4 Posted 18/07/2018 at 23:20:02
Garbut had the ability in abundance, his career is over as a prem player due to the fact he sat around waiting on a big contract and once he got it he thought the job was done.
Calvert-Lewin, Davies and Holgate show the kids that becoming a first team player is something within reach at our club, probably more so than 99% of other Premier League sides.
5 Posted 22/07/2018 at 22:23:13
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