Burnley midfielder O'Neill makes A-League loan move

A-League club Central Coast Mariners has completed the loan capture of youngster Aiden O'Neill from Premier League side Burnley.

Burnley midfielder Aiden O'Neill.   -  Getty Images

Burnley midfielder Aiden O'Neill has returned to his native Australia on a season-long loan with Central Coast Mariners. The Brisbane-born 20-year-old managed three Premier League appearances for the Clarets in the 2016-17 season prior to a short spell with Oldham Athletic.

He joined Fleetwood Town on loan last term and appeared 21 times in League One. O'Neill, who has represented Australia at Under-23 level, could yet become a teammate of Usain Bolt.

The Jamaican sprinter is set to undergo an indefinite trial with the A-League side in an attempt to win a playing contract.

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