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Drinkwater moves to Villa

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater has moved to Aston Villa on loan. The 29 year old spent the first half of the season on loan with Burnley, but failed to make an impression at Turf Moor, starting just one Premier League game for the Lancashire club having injured his ankle in an incident outside a Manchester nightclub in September.  He also ...

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Drinkwater re-joins Chelsea

Danny Drinkwater has returned to Chelsea after his loan spell at Burnley came to an end. The former England midfielder moved to the Lancashire club in August hoping to resurrect his career, after making just five Premier League starts at Stamford bridge since his £35 million move from Leicester City in 2017. However, an incident outside a Manchester nightclub in ...

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Drinkwater set for Chelsea return

Danny Drinkwater’s loan spell with Burnley is likely to be terminated in January, with the player set for a return to Chelsea. The Lancashire club have the option to extend his stay with them, but, given that would require them to meet his full weekly wage of £120,000 that is a highly unlikely outcome for a player who has barely ...

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United keeping tabs on Burnley winger

Manchester United are the latest club to express an interest in Burnley winger Dwight McNeil. The 19 year old has been linked with a move to a number of other Premier League clubs ahead of January’s transfer window, with Wolves prominent amongst the sides interested in signing the player who is rated at £35 million. However, United are now monitoring ...

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Cahill makes Crystal Palace move

Former Chelsea captain and England defender Gary Cahill has moved to Crystal Palace. The 33 year old was a free agent after being released by the Stamford Bridge club at the end of June, and had been linked with a host of clubs, both at home and abroad. However, whilst Burnley were very interested in signing him Cahill was keen ...

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Southampton linked with Birmingham striker

Southampton want to sign Birmingham City striker Che Adams in the summer. However, they are likely to face competition with Everton, Burnley, and Premier-League bound Norwich City also said to be interested in the forward. The 22-year old joined Birmingham from Sheffield United in August 2016 for a fee of around £2 million, and has since established himself as one ...

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Joe Hart linked with MLS move

Former England goalkeeper Joe Hart is considering a move to the United States and Major League Soccer. The 31-year old moved to Burnley in the summer, and initially had a starting berth at Turf Moor with both Tom Heaton and Nick Pope both injured. However, with Heaton now back to full fitness, he was recalled to the side in place ...

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Sam Vokes and Peter Crouch ready for swap deal

Sam Vokes is likely to leave for Stoke City, with veteran Peter Crouch heading the other way to Burnley. That is according to Sky Sports, with separate reports indicating that the deal is increasing likely to happen before the transfer deadline expires. Stoke, under new manager Nathan Jones, have been keen to add to their attacking options, and view Vokes ...

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Premier League Relegation? Always Bet on Dyche

It’s become almost clichéd to say that Sean Dyche doesn’t get enough credit for the job he has done at Burnley, but, you know, Sean Dyche doesn’t get enough credit for the job he does at Burnley. Indeed, it’s ironic when you look at the squad he has at Turf Moor – one that finished 7th last year and qualified ...

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Jeff Hendrick signs Burnley contract extension

Irish international Jeff Hendrick has signed a one year contract extension with Burnley. The 26-year old’ current deal was due to expire at the end of the current season but the Turf Moor club have now activated a clause which will see him stay in Lancashire until the summer of 2020. A graduate of the Derby County academy, Hendrick made ...

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