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Crouch targets fresh terms

4th February 2019, 11:31 by Alex Jack

Peter Crouch says he's hoping to do enough this term to earn a new contract at Burnley beyond the summer window.

The former England international secured a short-term deal at Turf Moor last month and made his debut for the Clarets in a 1-1 draw against Southampton on Saturday.

With the rest of the season to prove his worth, the 38-year-old is eager to contribute and earn himself an extended stay in the Premier League with the Lancashire outfit.

"If I do the business and if I play well, I'll be trying my best, so beyond this season, who knows?" Crouch told reporters.

"I feel like a kid again, being out there in the Premier League. That's where I want to be and I'm excited about it.

"I never wanted to leave [the Premier League]. It's a shame what happened at Stoke and I'm just grateful for this opportunity."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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