Shankland signs new deal

Lawrence Shankland today put pen to paper and signed a contract extension which keeps him at Somerset Park until the end of this season.

Manager Ian McCall said “Of course we are thrilled to get the deal done and ensure Lawrence will be part of the team for the rest of this season. There was a lot of interest in him and you would expect their to be after the way he has been performing however he has been really enjoying his football and you can see that in his performances. It has been really important for him to enjoy his football again and play regularly. He also has the competition of all 3 strikers scoring plenty of goals. Lawrence is showing he could play at a higher level and hopefully that could be with us.”

Lawrence has scored 12 goals in 11 games since joining the club.