Date: 25th July 2017 at 11:48am
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Sean Dyche has confirmed he’s looking to add at least two more players, ideally three, to the Burnley squad before the summer transfer window closes.

Dyche has brought in three players but the retirement of Paul Robinson last week meant the Clarets’ squad numbers from last season have actually been reduced.

As such the boss has told the Lancashire Telegraph a couple, to a few, additions will be his aim by August 31st.

‘There are a couple of spots to fill. We lost four and Robbo retired and we’ve brought three in, so we’re certainly one down from the group as it was and hopefully we’ll get two or three in if we can.’

Dyche’s additions of Charlie Taylor from Leeds, Stoke forward Jonathan Walters and Swansea midfielder, of course back after previous loans, Jack Cork has seen up and coming talent and experienced added, which will benefit Burnley.

However, the loss of Michael Keane to Everton will leave a huge void in defence.

Admittedly, Michael Kightly wasn’t involved last season so his release doesn’t mean Burnley will miss too much as such but as instrumental as he was, he certainly was, Joey Barton’s departure has been filled by Cork.

George Boyd turning down a new deal to join Sheffield Wednesday is a loss and he needs replacing as does the retired goalkeeper Robinson.

Moving quickly to bring in his targets has pleased Dyche but two or three more would do nicely.

‘We’ve got some good business done early, which is very difficult. We are still looking. There are still a couple of situations that might arise so we’re on them as well,’ the boss added.

One of them could be Eibar’s Argentine midfielder Gonzalo Escalante.

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