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Dwight McNeil

Midfielder

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Biography

Date of birth

22/11/1999

Signed

01/07/2017

Country

England

The attacking midfield player joined the Clarets' Academy system in 2014 after leaving Manchester United.

He was rewarded with a two-year scholarship in July, 2016 and became a regular member of the under-18 side, as well as appearing for the Development Squad.

A leading performer for the under-23s in 2017/18, McNeil also featured in the senior squad as he was named as the Clarets' Young Player of the Year.

And he capped an outstanding season by signing a first professional contract for two years and making his Premier League debut as a late substitute on the final day of the season.

 

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