JIMMY IN SEARCH OF NEW MATT

The Football League Paper - - CHRIS DUNLAVY -

DE­SPITE be­ing just 20, Matt Palmer has al­ready made 100 ap­pear­ances for Bur­ton Al­bion and boss Jimmy Floyd Has­sel­baink says he is al­ways on the look­out for the next Palmer com­ing off the pro­duc­tion line.

The mid­fielder moved to Bur­ton from Derby aged 15 and af­ter quickly be­com­ing a fans’ favourite, Has­sel­baink is keen to keep giv­ing youth a chance.

“We want to pro­mote our youth – it’s very im­por­tant,” said Has­sel­baink.“I think it’s vi­tal, it’s im­por­tant for Eng­land.

“We are work­ing ev­ery day to see who we can bring through and who is go­ing to be the new Matty Palmer, ba­si­cally.”

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