Jake Lee signs for Weston Football Club

PUBLISHED: 17:24 01 August 2017

Jake Lee in action. Picture by Will T Photography.

Jake Lee in action. Picture by Will T Photography.

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Weston Football Club have today (Tuesday) announced the signing of striker Jake Lee, who first joined the club back in January.

The 25-year-old made the move from Southern League South and West side Shortwood United and enjoyed a successful spell at the club under former head coach Scott Bartlett.

Lee did have an offer from Gloucester City but opted to stay with the Seagulls.

MORE: Aden Baldwin and Ashley Harper join Weston from Bristol City.

Weston boss Marc McGregor said: “We are delighted that Jake is staying with us. He had a great season last term and has had to play in a differing roles during pre-season.

“Jake is an integral part of our squad and his staying is a real boost for the start of our league campaign.”

Lee said he is happy with how McGregor has worked so far in pre-season and is glad to be staying at The Woodspring Stadium.

He added: “Although I was flattered to have received the offer from Gloucester City I enjoy the way that the gaffer is doing things here.

“I enjoyed pre-season and I can’t wait to get started in the league on Saturday, there is a great camaraderie among the players, and most of all I enjoy playing for the club.”

MORE: Read the Mercury’s exclusive interview with new manager Marc McGregor

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