Date: 1st July 2009 at 6:00pm
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Burnley have today signed 22 year old defender, David Edgar from Newcastle United.The Canadian Under 20 International has agreed a four-year deal at Turf Moor.

Because the player is under 24 though Burnley are currently in the process of trying to agree a compensation fee with Newcastle after his contract expired yesterday.

Edgar’s agent Barry MacLean told Ontario newspaper The Record:

“I`d say he`s pretty happy. We are looking for him to play regularly at this stage of his career. For him to play regular first-team football is critical for him.”

Edgar is Burnley’s third summer signing following the news that Tyrone Mears and Steven Fletcher joined yesterday.

He will wear shirt number 15