Defender Jacob Bedeau joined the Shrimps on-loan in January from Premier League side Burnley until the end of the 2021/22 campaign.
Make yourself familiar with our number five by reading the below top 10 facts all about our new defender!
- The 22-year-old has scored two goals in 11 appearances for the Clarets this season in the Premier League 2.
- Bedeau’s professional footballing debut came as a 16-year-old for Bury in a 3-2 defeat against Millwall.
- He scored his first EFL goal for Scunthorpe United in January 2020 in a 2-2 draw against Bradford City.
- Bedeau has played at the Mazuma Stadium once before, in last season’s 4-1 April victory over The Iron.
- The defender has already accumulated more than 110 career appearances and has played in Sky Bet League’s One and Two, the FA Cup and the Carabao Cup.
- Born on 24 December 1999, Bedeau shares a birthday with former One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson, media personality Carol Vorderman and American television host Ryan Seacrest.
- When signing for a new club, Bedeau’s initiation song is Ordinary People by John Legend.
- Growing up, his footballing idol was former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand.
- Bedeau is a West Brom fan, and his first time watching them came at White Hart Lane where Tottenham Hotspur beat the Baggies 2-1 in March 2006.
- His best footballing memory to-date was making his professional debut as a 16-year-old for Bury.