Burnley Football News

Dyche signs new contract until 2022

Media playback is not supported on this device Burnley manager Sean Dyche has signed a new contract, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2021-22 season. The 46-year-old has been in charge at Turf Moor since 2012, winning 97 of his 245 matches. He has also led the Clarets to two promotions from the Championship into the ...

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'Effective, rather than thrilling'

Media playback is not supported on this device Watford sacked head coach Marco Silva on Sunday and quickly replaced him with Javi Gracia – a man largely unknown to English football fans. Spaniard Gracia has been out of work since June, when he left Russian club Rubin Kazan – his most recent job after a 10-year coaching career in his ...

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Report: Chelsea to launch £44M bid to sign Roma's Dzeko, Emerson

Chelsea is prepared to ramp up efforts to boost its ranks by launching a bid to sign Roma teammates Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri. The Premier League side is said to be confident that a combined bid worth £44 million (€50 million) will be sufficient to persuade the Giallorossi to sell the pair, according to Fabrizio Romano of the Guardian. ...

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Premier League results: Arsenal, Chelsea & Man City win

Arsenal dismantled Crystal Palace 4-1 while Chelsea saw off Brighton 4-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. The Gunners were without forward Alexis Sanchez, who is expected to join Manchester United, but were 4-0 up after 22 minutes. Eden Hazard was the star man for Chelsea, scoring twice as the Blues won their first league game of 2018. Premier League ...

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Mkhitaryan & Sanchez set for swap deal

Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has agreed to join Arsenal, with Alexis Sanchez set to move in the opposite direction in a straight swap. Armenia international Mkhitaryan, 28, will have a medical on Sunday and Monday, while Chile forward Sanchez, 29, will have his on Sunday. The length of Mkhitaryan’s contract, and ...

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Report: Mkhitaryan agrees to join Arsenal in straight swap with Sanchez

Arsenal has completed the paperwork to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan, reports BBC Sport’s David Ornstein, freeing Alexis Sanchez to join Manchester United in a straight swap. No transfer fees are involved in the transaction, Ornstein added. Mkhitaryan is now expected to undergo a medical in north London sometime in the next two days. The report comes just hours after Jose Mourinho ...

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Why Dyche's grounded approach wouldn't cut it in a top-level job

It seemed the days of British managers upsetting the Premier League’s elite were lost in a 2000s tangle of jokey chain emails, apathetic rhyming couplets by Noel Gallagher, and beards from the Lord of the Rings trilogy. There has been few minnows vastly overachieving since George Burley’s Ipswich Town and Steve Coppell’s Reading; and even when an upstart as English ...

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Mourinho thinks Sanchez deal will happen: 'Expect soon or never'

Alexis Sanchez is nearly a Manchester United player, according to manager Jose Mourinho. “Expect soon or never. So close, so close, so close, if it doesn’t happen (soon), it is not going to happen,” Mourinho told the BBC after Saturday’s 1-0 win over Burnley. “I know my people (are) doing absolutely everything they can. I think they will be successful.” ...

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Report: Sanchez leaves team hotel to speed up Manchester United move

Alexis Sanchez bid farewell to his Arsenal teammates just before 11 p.m. GMT on Friday ahead of an expected switch to Manchester United, according to The Mirror’s John Cross. The Chilean is no longer expected to feature in Saturday’s match against Crystal Palace despite being named as the spare man in Arsene Wenger’s matchday squad. Sanchez’s late exit from the ...

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Burnley agree deal for Everton's Lennon

Burnley have agreed a deal with Everton to sign winger Aaron Lennon for an undisclosed fee. The 30-year-old, who is surplus to requirements at Goodison Park following the arrival of Theo Walcott, still needs to have a medical, but personal terms have been agreed. Lennon joined Everton from Tottenham in 2015 and has scored seven goals in 63 appearances. The ...

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