Ahead Dylan Lawrence tipped to star for Elgin Metropolis after touchdown 18-month deal extension
The 19-year-old attacker had been on mortgage at Highland League membership Strathspey Thistle, however that association has been cancelled by Metropolis, who need him so as to add chew up entrance.
The previous Ross County youth participant has signed a brand new 18-month deal, which retains him on the Moray membership till the summer season of 2024.
Extremely-rated starlet Dylan Lawrence has netted a contract extension at League 2 facet Elgin Metropolis – and he’s pitched into the squad for Saturday’s journey to Ayr United.
He’s regarded sharp in pre-season and was spectacular once more on Friday within the 3-0 win at Forres Mechanics within the Fraser twins’ testimonial.
Boss Gavin Worth is an enormous admirer of what the younger gun can supply his group, who kick off their aggressive marketing campaign away to Ayr within the Premier Sports activities Cup this weekend.
Elgin have been second backside in League 2 final season, however got here again to work early for pre-season and have scored 23 objectives over six pleasant matches with out leaking a objective.
Their pleasant match in opposition to Rothes on Tuesday night time on the Gleaner Area, Elgin, has been cancelled. The Speysiders have appealed for a late alternative opponent.
Nonetheless, Wednesday’s testimonial for midfielder Brian Cameron in opposition to Rangers B at Borough Briggs goes forward as deliberate.
Worth has been delighted with the sharpness of his gamers as they search to hit the bottom working to spice up their possibilities of a promotion push.
Lawrence made six senior appearances for Elgin in 2021/22 earlier than occurring mortgage in January to Strathspey for what was meant to be an 18-month spell.
Nonetheless, such has been his kind in latest weeks together with a objective in a 6-0 rout of Lossiemouth, it’s little shock his guardian membership have sped up his progress and handed him a recent contract.
Lawrence’s team-mate, defender Darryl McHardy is filled with reward for the rising star and urged him to talk up on the pitch and grasp this actual alternative to shine in League 2.
He mentioned: “Final 12 months, Dylan was nonetheless coming by way of, however he’s come again this summer season and some of the first-team boys, myself, Russell Dingwall, Matthew Cooper and Brian Cameron have been speaking about how he’s simply gliding previous boys in coaching and in video games.