Luke Hendrie sets sights on top six push with Kilmarnock after extending loan deal
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Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeLuke Hendrie insists the Kilmarnock squad are ready for a top six push after a refreshing winter break.
## ## The Rugby Park players were off last week but were back in on Monday as they set about preparing for next week’s Scottish Cup return against Hamilton Accies.
Hendrie extended his stay at Killie on Friday, meaning he’ll reamin on loan from Burnley until the end of the season.
And he insists he’s loved his time in Ayrshire so far. Hendrie said: “I’m delighted to be staying at the club, it has been really good so far. It helps that I’ve played every game bar one so far.
Kilmarnock Luke Hendrie (left) battles for the ball against Motherwell Scott McDonald
Clark has bolstered his squad this week with the arrival of Fred Woodman, Sean Longstaff and Cal Roberts adding clout to the Rugby Park ranks.
The Killie boss revealed how he’d sold the club to the Toon three by showing them the kind of stadiums they could play at in Scotland.
And Hendrie revealed Clark used a similar tactic when recruiting him.
He said: “I’ve gained loads of experience from playing at places like Ibrox and Parkhead, stadiums that are known worldwide.
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“I sit next to Fred Woodman in the changing room and we were discussing that point the other day. In League One and League Two down south you play in pretty small stadiums most of the time.