Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has defended his decision to send striker Darren Bent out on loan to Brighton.
Tranmere chairman Mark Palios claims to have turned down the chance to sign Ched Evans.
The 18-year-old is yet to make the breakthrough into the first-team squad at the KC Stadium, but he is expected to be knocking on Steve Bruce’s door in the coming months.
Left-back Clark was called into the England Under-18 squad last term, whilst also starring for Hull’s youth side.
Clark’s progress has now been rewarded with a new two-year deal.
Hull finished 16th in the Premier League last season after being promoted from the Championship, and they also made it through to the FA Cup final.