James Tarkowski: Oldham defender agrees new two-year deal

Oldham Athletic defender James Tarkowski has agreed a new two-year contract at Boundary Park.

The 20-year-old academy graduate was one of five out-of-contract players offered new deals by manager Lee Johnson at the end of the season.

The centre-back has made 53 appearances for the Latics since his 2011 debut , scoring three times.

Tarkowski featured 26 times last campaign as he helped Oldham secure their League One status.

He follows David Mellor in signing a new deal, while Sidney Schmeltz, James Dayton and Johnson Clarke-Harris have been added to the squad by boss Lee Johnson.