Harry Bunn has become the first player to be offered a new Huddersfield Town contract under the stewardship of David Wagner.

Signed from Manchester City in 2014 after a short loan spell, the 23-year-old had to bide his time before winning a place in Town's first team.

But in the last two years, he has turned out 52 times in a Terriers shirt - with 42 of those as starts.

And now he has earned a new deal at the club - where Dad Frankie is the u21s coach - keeping him at PPG Canalside until the summer of 2019.

Still relatively early in his career after being hampered at City by a serious knee injury, Harry continues to develop his game and now plays an increasingly important role in creating chances for others rather than always seeking to score himself.

Huddersfield Town v MK Dons at the John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield. Harry Bunn.

Often played out on the left for Town, he's made a big improvement in that area over the course of the last 12 months.

While last season he netted nine times in 30 games, this season he has been on the scoresheet twice in 16 matches.

But on the other hand, he's now leading the way for Town in assists with four in the league so far this term - no player in the Championship has more than six.

Similarly, Opta stats show he created 24 chances for his fellow Town players during 2014/15, while he already has 22 this term in 700 fewer minutes on the pitch.

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By adding multiple layers to his game, Harry is improving his chances of smashing through his appearance and minutes stats from last term - particularly true given David Wagner's favoured 4-2-3-1 formation only has room for one out and out striker.

His work on crosses is beginning to bear fruit, with 16.7% of his attempts finding a Huddersfield shirt this season compared with just 8% a year ago, while passing accuracy has also improved significantly - now at 82.5% compared with 2014/15's 75.5%.

Town have well-documented struggles in front of goal this season and it remains to be seen whether Wagner will choose to strengthen this area of his side in the January transfer window.

However, this new contract for Bunn indicates the Oldham-born forward, who started Wagner's first match in charge against Sheffield Wednesday, is very much a part of his plans.

The advance in his all-round game, rather than just in front of goal, could be one big reason why.