Iwelumo: Promotion favourites Burnley can handle the pressure

New Burnley signing Chris Iwelumo is confident his side can handle the pressure of a Championship promotion challenge this season.

New Burnley signing Chris Iwelumo is confident his side can handle the pressure of a Championship promotion challenge this season.

Along with Nottingham Forest, Middlesbrough and QPR, the Clarets have been installed among the bookmakers' favourites to reach the Premier League.

"Burnley is a big club and will be a scalp to be had for everyone else in the Championship," said the summer signing from Wolves.

"We are the big boys now and there is expectation there. But we have our own expectations as well.

"There is pressure there, but we are a good bunch and I'm sure we will be able to handle that."

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