Wednesday 16 November 2011

Lowe signs new Blackburn deal

Versatile teenager commits long-term future to Ewood Park Club

Jason Lowe has become a regular in the Blackburn Rovers team this season

Promising Blackburn teenager Jason Lowe has signed a new five-year deal to remain at Ewood Park.

The 19-year-old, who can play either full-back or in central midfield, is now contracted with the Lancashire outfit until the summer of 2016.

Lowe has become a regular this season for Blackburn and captained England's Under-20s before breaking into the Under-21 squad.

"I'm delighted with his progress, Stuart Pearce is as well for the Under-21s, and I believe he has a long and successful career ahead of him," said Rovers manager Steve Kean.

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Key Points

  • New deal sees him commit to club until 2016
  • Has captained England Under-20 side
  • Impressed England U21 boss Stuart Pearce