Date: 23rd June 2008 at 2:25pm
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Owen Coyle has been speaking about his new signing from Scunthorpe, 21 year old striker Martin Paterson.

The player completed the formality of a medical today and agreed terms after a transfer fee of £1 million was agreed between the two clubs over the weekend. This will become a record transfer fee with the £300,000 add ons agreed based on appearances.

‘I am absolutely delighted to have Martin on board at Burnley

‘I admired him even when I was managing in Scotland and he was always a prime target of mine this summer

‘I am excited to have signed such a young, hungry striker who is keen to score goals and I feel sure he will be a success at Turf Moor’

The Official Site also confirmed that Paterson will wear the number 10 shirt for the 2008-9 season about to begin in August.