Soccer Football - Premier League - Brighton & Hove Albion vs Burnley - The American Express Community Stadium, Brighton, Britain - December 16, 2017 Burnley's James Tarkowski protests to the assistant referee after a penalty was awarded to Brighton REUTER
CAIRO – 5 January 2018: Burnley’s defender, James Tarkowski, has signed a new contract with his club that commits him to it until 2022.
“It's been a good season so far and it's nice to be rewarded by the gaffer and the club in this way, I have said it for a long time this is a long-term project for me and the club, so hopefully we can all continue what's been a positive season so far," Tarkowski told the press after signing his contract.
Tarkowski, 25, joined the club in 2016 from Brentford and participated in the club journey’s to qualify to the Premier League in the same year.
Tarkowski has had an amazing season with the club and he established himself as a regular defender. He featured in 19 games at the Premier League before being banned for three games for violence during their game against Brighton and Hove Albion.
Burnley’s manager, Sean Dyche, was happy with the deal; “We felt it appropriate to offer a new deal on two levels, he has done well in the Premier League and his contract was out of sync."