Hearts sign young striker Cian Kavanagh to three-year contract

Hearts have completed the signing of Cian Kavanagh from St Patrick's Athletic.

Friday, 30th August 2019, 12:29 pm
Cian Kavanagh after agreeing a three-year deal to sign with Hearts.

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The 16-year-old could make his debut against Hamilton's under-18s in a match at the Oriam on Friday evening.

Along with playing football, the Irishman will be enrolled at the Balerno Performance School where he'll continue his studies.

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Cian Kavanagh after agreeing a three-year deal to sign with Hearts.

Speaking to Hearts website, he said: "It’s such a big club, the coaches are good and so are the facilities.

"I went on trial once, and after that they asked if I wanted to sign. I went on trial a second time and then they put an offer in to my club.

"I’m a striker, I play up front so obviously I like to score goals. My ambitions are to break into the first team and score as many goals as I can."

He added: "I’ll be studying English and Physical Education. I’m in four days a week. On Monday and Tuesday I’ll train with the under-18s.

"But mostly, I’m looking forward to getting on the pitch and scoring goals."