Date: 5th July 2012 at 7:24am
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28 year old defender, Jason Shackell has signed for the Clarets for an undisclosed fee thought to be in the region of £1,1 million. Shackell has been one of Eddie Howe`s targets for sometime but at one point Derby County look determined to hold on their centre back and captain with reports that the club had turned down two bids from Burnley reported to be about £800k-£1m.

Burnley have managed to stave off the challenge from both Cardiff City and Leicester City in order to capture their man. The former Barnsley, Wolves and Norwich defender has signed a four year contract and will be available for the first pre-season training session which starts this Friday.