Young Burnley goalkeeper joins League 2 neighbours Bolton on loan

Young Burnley goalkeeper Lukas Jensen has joined Bolton Wanderers on loan until the end of the season.
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Lukas Jensen

The 21-year-old joined the Clarets early last season after spells with Helsingør and HIK back home in Denmark, and has been a regular for the Under 23s, while also appearing on the bench for the first team at the end of last season.

Jensen will now hope to make his senior debut in England with Wanderers, where he will learn from former Claret Matt Gilks.

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He feels he has developed significantly under Nick Pope, Bailey Peacock-Farrell and Joe Hart:

"They really do [have a good history of goalkeepers]," he said. "When I came here it was mind blowing being around the England goalkeepers. That's the best environment that you can have in the Premier League so it's really good.

"I want to get into the first team and that's my main goal. My first goal was to get a contract over here and then it was getting in to the XI for the Under 23s squad and now I've done that.

"That's two out of three and now I want to get into the first team. That's my main goal and hopefully I will do that as fast as possible. It's good to be around the Under 23s lads and getting to know them every day."