Dave Challinor has added extra firepower to his Hartlepool squad ahead of the weekend with the capture of young forward Rob Harker on loan from Premier League outfit Burnley.

The towering 19-year-old came through the ranks at Bury and made a debut for the Shakers in the EFL Trophy back in October 2016 at the age of 16.

“I think it is common knowledge that we’ve been after another striker,” Challinor told Pools’ website.

“We have looked at lots of players but Rob’s was a name that has been on our radar for a few weeks really but, at this time of the year, you have to be patient and wait for things to fall in to place.”

Read more: https://www.hartlepoolunited.co.uk/pools-complete-move-for-burnley-striker/

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