Conor Mitchell: St Johnstone sign goalkeeper on loan from Burnley

Conor Mitchell has joined St Johnstone on loan
Mitchell is looking forward to working with Saints boss Tommy Wright, a former Northern Ireland keeper

St Johnstone have signed goalkeeper Conor Mitchell on a season-long-loan from Burnley.

The 22-year-old will provide competition for Zander Clark and Mark Hurst at McDiarmid Park.

The Northern Ireland under-21 cap spent the first half of last season on loan at Chester, making eight appearances for the National League side.

"Hopefully I can push Zander and Hursty and they can push me too," he told the Perth club's website.external-link

"My aim for this season was always to get myself out on loan and breakaway from the Academy system. Scotland is a great place for me because it provides a good platform if I do well and it's great exposure.

"I'm looking forward to getting going and showing what I can do and I'm really excited about the season ahead."

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