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Blackpool sign Baggies defender Ashworth

Zac Ashworth in action for Bolton
Zac Ashworth has had loan spells in League One with Burton Albion and Bolton Wanderers in the past two seasons [Rex Features]

Blackpool have signed West Bromwich Albion defender Zac Ashworth for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.

The 21-year-old Wales Under-21 international is the son of sporting director Dan Ashworth.

He had a loan spell in League One with Bolton Wanderers last season and scored two goals in 16 league appearances.

“Blackpool is a massive club and this is a great opportunity for a fresh start," he told the club website.