Trevon Bryan enjoying life as a Wanderer after making the ideal start to his B Team stay.
The striker – one of three new arrivals in the B Team squad so far this summer – linked up with the Whites at the start of pre-season after signing his first professional contract.
And the former Burnley teenager wasted no time in getting off the mark with a superb strike two minutes into the Whites’ opening pre-season friendly at Lancaster City.
“I’ve found the first few weeks really good. The lads have taken me in well and treated me like I’d already been there,” said Bryan, whose curling effort into the top corner helped the young Whites secure a 1-1 draw at the Giant Axe.
“They’ve made me feel very comfortable and the coaches as well. They’ve been bringing me in for meetings on things, like what to do in and out of possession, which helped me a lot going into this game.
“That was the perfect start and I had other opportunities where I could have got in the box more and could have had more chances.
“But for the first game, I was happy to get a first goal and hopefully in the next couple of games I’ll get more.”
Bryan spent two years as a scholar with Burnley after being spotted playing grassroots football in London.
The Whites are now aiming to further enhance the 18-year-old’s talent as part of the B Team project designed to develop young players as potential first-team performers of the future.
Under Matt Craddock, the Whites face two more pre-season games against non-league sides and two training-ground fixtures against Premier League Academy sides as they build towards the 2023/24 fixture list.
“I’m looking forward to the season, especially how we play against more men’s teams,” Bryan added.
“That will help me and develop my character, so I’m pleased about that and looking forward to it.”
The B Team play their next friendly at Longridge Town next Tuesday night (KO 7pm).