Burnley have signed Czech Republic striker Matej Vydra from Derby for an undisclosed charge, believed to be £9million, the Premier League membership have introduced.
The 26-year-old, who top-scored within the Championship with 21 objectives final season, has signed a three-year deal at Turf Moor with the choice of an extra 12 months.
The participant had been topic of big curiosity from Leeds United, who was near becoming a member of the Whites earlier this summer season and was even noticed in Leeds as he waited for the 2 golf equipment to thrash out a deal.
Vydra, who joined the Rams two years in the past, has beforehand performed within the prime flight with West Brom and Watford.
Vydra advised the membership’s official web site: “I feel 5 years in the past I used to be like a child within the Premier League.
“Now I really feel I’ve extra expertise in English soccer, I converse higher English and I’ve discovered extra in England, so I hope I’m a greater participant than 5 years in the past.
“For the final 4 years I’ve been combating to be within the Premier League. I haven’t finished it with the groups I used to be taking part in for and generally it must be finished with a switch and now I’m so completely satisfied.
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“My ambition is to play in the most effective league on the planet so thanks to the gaffer right here and to Burnley for giving me a hand to play within the Premier League and now it’s about me to indicate he selected the correct individual and hopefully I can be profitable with mine and Burnley’s targets.”
Vydra joins Sean Dyche’s Clarets, who completed seventh within the Premier League final season, on the identical day they accomplished a deal for former England primary Joe Hart.
Burnley are additionally stated to have made a club-record bid for Jay Rodriguez, however it stays to be seen whether or not they’ll observe up their curiosity after touchdown Vydra.
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