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Burton Arrives From Shrewsbury Town

The Tigers have completed the signing of promising young goalkeeper Callum Burton from Shrewsbury Town for an undisclosed fee.

The 20-year-old custodian has put pen-to-paper on a one-year deal, with the Club having the option to extend the deal for a further 12 months, and will be part of the Tigers’ Under-23 Development Squad.

Burton joined Shrewsbury direct from school and quickly found himself elevated to the international stage by earning England youth honours.

He made his Three Lions debut for the Under-16s in a 1-0 win over Spain in Madrid and was also capped at Under-17 and Under-18 level.

He was loaned out to both Market Drayton and Workington early in the 2013/14 season to aid his development ahead of signing his first professional contract at Shrewsbury in March 2014.

After a number of appearances on the bench, Burton finally made his league debut for Shrewsbury against Swindon Town on the final day of the 2015/16 season.

He went out on loan twice last season, firstly making six appearance for National League North side Nuneaton Town before an 11-game spell at AFC Telford United.

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