Burnley FC transfer deadline day LIVE

It has been the Clarets' most constructive transfer window for some time — but Sean Dyche might not be finished wheeling and dealing just yet.

Tuesday, 31st August 2021, 11:42 am
Maxwel Cornet

The Burnley boss — with the backing of new chairman Alan Pace — has already made this one of the club's biggest transfer window spends.

The Clarets made a huge statement when matching the club's record fee to land 24-year-old Ivory Coast international Maxwel Cornet from Lyon.

They had already splashed the cash to bring former Stoke City defender Nathan Collins (20) to Turf Moor, with goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey signing in-between.

And ex-England international Aaron Lennon also made his return following a brief spell with Kayserispor in Turkey.

More may follow before the 11 p.m. deadline as Dyche confirmed, in the aftermath of Burnley's 1-1 draw against Leeds United, that the club were still working on other deals.

"We'll see, the ownership worked very hard on Cornet, so we'll see, there are a couple of maybes, but they are maybes at this stage," he said.

"The continued viewpoint is to try and invest in the right players to take the club forward.

”Alan has made that clear to me that that is the intention and we think that Cornet is one of those players.

”We have a couple of maybes and we will see how they develop."

Burnley FC transfer deadline day LIVE

Last updated: Tuesday, 31 August, 2021, 16:08

  • Stoke City defender Nathan Collins was the first new face through the door this summer
  • Ex-Crystal Palace stopper Wayne Hennessey followed shortly after
  • Aaron Lennon’s Turf Moor return was announced ahead of Burnley’s Carabao Cup win away at Newcastle United
  • Maxwel Cornet was Burnley’s big signing of the summer — joining for a joint club-record fee from Lyon
  • Swansea City right back Connor Roberts has become the Clarets’ fifth senior signing of the window

Connor clocks in with the Clarets

“It’s great to add another player with strong international experience to our squad and provide an opportunity for Connor to play Premier League football again having provided outstanding service to Swansea and impressed on the international stage with Wales.”

Connor clocks in with the Clarets

The Clarets have secured the signing of Wales international Connor Roberts on a four-year deal at Turf Moor.

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