Undisclosed fee agreed for Taylor

Burnley have reached an agreement with Leeds United over the fee for Charlie Taylor's transfer to Turf Moor.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 4:21 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:48 pm
Charlie Taylor
Charlie Taylor

A tribunal had been set to finalise the compensation figure for the 23-year-old left back, who joined the Clarets earlier this month on a four-year deal after reaching the end of his existing contract at Elland Road.

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However, the tribunal will not now be necessary after the two clubs agreed an undisclosed sum.

During initial discussions, the clubs had been some way apart over a fee, but hoped to come to a compromise to avoid the lottery of a tribunal panel sitting and deciding the outcome for them.

The Whites are due compensation as Taylor is under the age of 24, and were hopeful of getting more than £5m, although the Clarets felt they could get him for less.