Alex Whitmore: Burnley centre-back joins Morecambe on loan

Alex Whitmore
Alex Whitmore scored twice in his 24 outings in the National League last season

League Two side Morecambe have signed Burnley defender Alex Whitmore on loan until January.

The 20-year-old centre-back has come through the youth system at the Clarets.

Whitmore spent time on loan in the National League last season at Chester and Gateshead.

"He's played at a good level last season and hopefully he can continue his progression," boss Jim Bentley told the club website.

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