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.


“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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