Millwall striker Tyler Burey has agreed to a new deal with the club, according to News at Den.
Millwall under Gary Rowett have looked like play-off contenders, having nearly sealed a top six spot in the Championship last season. With the side needing to push for promotion, it could understandably be hard for a player like Burey to get into the first-team squad.
However, the player managed a total of 15 league games last season – including six starts – and repaid the faith in him from his manager with a haul of two goals along the way.
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He’s yet to feature so far this season, as he couldn’t get into the team for their first game of the campaign. However, Millwall and boss Gary Rowett clearly rate the striker, as they have now rewarded him with a fresh Lions contract.
It means the player should be staying at the Den for the foreseeable future – and it means that he should get plenty more gametime with the club too.
Prior to the appearances he made in the Championship last season, Burey had managed only 14 league appearances in two seasons with Millwall and no goals. He bettered that total in just one campaign last time out.
Having also played for Hartlepool in League Two and Wimbledon in League One at just 16-years-old, he already has plenty of experience and the player might now get the chance to thrive in the Championship, with Millwall showing faith in the player with this new contract. It means it could be a big campaign for the striker this season.
Tyler Burey played often for Millwall last season and the player can now look to the new campaign with excitement that he could play for the club even more after this new contract.
With Gary Rowett clearly impressed with the forward and having offered him this new deal, you would have to think he has plans to put the striker in the first-team again. He bagged a few in the Championship last time around – his first in the league – and could be a useful option as a rotation in the squad.
He’s not played much in the EFL minus some substitute appearances for his current club and a handful of games in League One and Two. The player though has shown his potential and he’ll now be staying at the Den.
It means Millwall have a striker on their hands who could likely lead the line for the club in the future – and if he reaches his potential as a player, he could be superb for the club.