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Burnley defender Tarkowski earns Brentford windfall

Burnley defender James Tarkowski has earned former club Brentford a windfall.

The Sun says Brentford are quids in after Tarkowski made his international debut for England against Italy.

But it was a bittersweet night for the Burnley defender who fell foul of VAR when he tripped Federico Chiesa and conceded a late penalty to hand Italy a draw at

The West Londoners will receive £500,000 from Burnley as part of the deal that took the centre-back to Turf Moor in January 2016.

The 25-year-old while at Griffin Park refused to play against the Clarets before his switch to Sean Dyche's side and has impressed this term in the top flight.

His outstanding performances so far have seen Burnley concede just 26 league goals so far this season.

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