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Burnley manager Dyche: Vydra will take time

Burnley manager Sean Dyche is confident Matej Vydra will succeed at the club.

The Czech striker has scored just two goals since arriving from Derby County last summer.

But Dyche says the 27-year-old should look to teammates James Tarkowski, Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Nick Pope, who also struggled to adjust to the Premier League.

"That is the idea, we have seen with the different players over my time here," the Burnley boss explained.

"Keano (Michael Keane), I think he only had 18 games in his first season in the Premier League and then had a full season in the Championship and then a full season in the Premier League and the rest is history.

"Johann, Popey, Tarky – they had been with us a season before they got a look in. We are looking for that kind of thought and can he come again and offer something different because it is not always an instant thing.

"A lot of players do take time to adjust to the Premier League or playing in the Premier League."

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