Burnley transfer news: Clarets takeover is DONE as Sean Dyche prepares for January transfers

It’s New Year’s Eve and the transfer window is set to open on January 2.
All of the latest Premier League transfer gossip from around the webAll of the latest Premier League transfer gossip from around the web
All of the latest Premier League transfer gossip from around the web

Clubs are being linked with a number of potential new signings as managers look to strengthen ahead of the window re-opening next month.

Sean Dyche’s side takes on Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday following a 1-0 win against Sheffield United on Tuesday night.

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And there’s plenty of Burnley transfer talk ahead of an interesting transfer window.

But what about their Premier League rivals?

As always, we’re sharing the latest rumours from around the top-flight – so scroll down to see the latest news, gossip and odds from around the internet:

Emili Rousaud has made moves to bring Borussia Dortmund's Leeds-born Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland to the Nou Camp if he is elected as Barcelona's new president. (Marca)

Stoke City, Sheffield Wednesday and Coventry are in contention to sign former Leeds United loanee winger Jack Clarke on loan from Tottenham next month. (Football Insider)

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Brighton have told Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan, 28, he is free to leave in January if they "get a good offer". (The World Game)

Steve Bruce has hinted that Newcastle United are looking to use the loan market in January. He said: “Last year we brought in three loan signings which really, really helped us. So that’s an avenue which we’ll try and go down, but it’s difficult to get a loan player who can go in straight away and improve you.” (Various)

Preston are in advanced talks to sign Fleetwood Town's ex-Sheffield United striker Ched Evans. (Football Insider)

American investment group ALK Capital has completed its takeover of Burnley, buying an 84% stake in the Premier League club. ALK managing director Alan Pace has replaced Mike Garlick as chairman.

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ALK has already stated its intention to help Dyche bolster his squad in next month's transfer window.

"This marks a new era for Burnley as we become stewards of this historic football club," said Pace.

Pace, 53, added: "With a rich heritage, a brilliant academy and a passionate fanbase, this club has solid foundations to build upon. This is the start of an exciting journey for the entire Clarets family." (Various)