Manager Sean Dyche said it would be
“inappropriate” for Burnley to spend tens of
millions of pounds on players.
Burnley’s only transfer window business was a
permanent deal for Manchester United defender
Michael Keane as they missed out on their midfield
And Dyche admitted the Clarets, who are 17th in the
Premier League table, had found the market tough.
He said: “We haven’t got the backers some of the
teams have got – even in the Championship.”
Burnley did achieve their stated aim of hanging onto
striker Danny Ings, despite firm interest from
The club came in for some criticism for their lack of
new signings following the publication of an email
they sent to agents enquiring about the availability of
But Dyche, who led Burnley to promotion from the
Championship last season, defended Burnley’s
He added: “It’s a tough market out there, a really
tough market, and even going into the window and
going into the summer I made it quite obvious that
this is not a million or two market, this is tens of
millions to really, really affect it heavily.
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