Football News: Crewe Alexandra Bolster Attacking Options with Signing of Cambridge United’s Jack Lankester

Crewe Alexandra, the League Two club, have announced the signing of forward Jack Lankester from Cambridge United. The 24-year-old has joined the club on a three-year deal, with the fee undisclosed.

Lankester’s Professional Career

Lankester began his professional career at Ipswich Town before making the move to Cambridge United in the summer of 2021. During his time with the U’s, the young forward went on to make 123 appearances, showcasing his talent and potential.

Crewe’s Offseason Signings

The addition of Lankester is the third close-season signing for Crewe, with the club also bringing in striker Kane Hemmings and defender Jamie Knight-Lebel earlier in the transfer window.

“Fans of the team will be eager to see how Lankester adapts to life at Crewe and how he can contribute to the club’s ambitions in the upcoming EFL League Two campaign. The player’s pedigree and experience at the higher level will be seen as a valuable asset as Crewe look to challenge for promotion back to the EFL Championship.”

As the build-up to the new season continues, with the Euro 2024 qualifiers, Champions League, and FIFA World Cup on the horizon, the arrival of Lankester will be seen as a positive step for Crewe as they aim to strengthen their squad and mount a serious push for success in the 2023-24 EFL League Two season.

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