Sources: Cox signs four-year Brentford contract after medical completed
Matthew Cox has signed a four-year Brentford contract after completing a medical, Football Insider understands.
This site revealed yesterday (20 July) he was undergoing a medical with the Premier League new boys.
A Brentford source has now told Football Insider he has passed the medical and has signed a four-year deal.
Football Insider revealed last week (15 July) the Bees had submitted a bid to AFC Wimbledon for the teenage goalkeeper.
Cox was handed his first professional contract last summer but is yet to make his senior debut.
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However, he was named on the bench 17 times in League One for AFC Wimbledon last season.
He is also highly rated by England and earned his first two Under-17 caps in March.
Given his lack of experience, he is likely to link up with the London club’s ‘B’ team initially.
Brentford B compete outside of the traditional Under-23s structure and have a strong recent history of producing players for Thomas Frank’s first-team.
Ben Winterbottom and Nathan Shepperd, both 20, are the club’s current B team goalkeepers.
Football Insider learned earlier today (21 July) that Brentford have also agreed a fee for Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer.
It is understood he has also passed a medical and is set to join in a deal worth £18million including add-ons.