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Burnley furious with Amazon pundits for attacking Pace and new board

Burnley are furious with Amazon's pundits after comments made about new chairman Alan Pace.

The Daily Mail says Burnley wrote to producers Sunset+Vine to document displeasure at thinly veiled accusations levelled at new owners, ALK Capital.

The Amazon team at West Ham — comprising of presenter Gabby Logan and pundits Clinton Morrison and Matthew Upson — raised questions about the board's actions since securing a leveraged £170million takeover last month.

One line, that the American board were 'holed up somewhere in the Ribble Valley' having not communicated with supporters via the media since moving in, provoked consternation at Turf Moor.

Chairman Alan Pace, who held a 90-minute press conference during his first week in charge after lengthy interviews on the club's website, entered self-isolation just prior to ALK's first match at the helm, the FA Cup win over MK Dons, after a Covid outbreak within the administration side of the club.

There was also ire at Amazon's claims that 'there is now talk' that Sean Dyche would 'not actually have that much cash to spend in this transfer window or any window'. Burnley refute those assertions and say they are pressing ahead with plans to support the manager.

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