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Burnley News: Cork welcomes Lennon; Dyche insists British managers good enough

Burnley midfielder Jack Cork has welcomed the arrival of new teammate Aaron Lennon.

Lennon signed a two-and-a-half year deal at Turf Moor this week as he completed his move from Everton and he could make his Burnley debut at Newcastle United on Wednesday.

"A player with his experience of the Premier League and with the way he plays it will bring something different. It will be great to have someone like that in and around the changing room," Cork said of Lennon.

“He's got that experience, he's got something different, he's quick and hopefully he can come and change games for us.

“He's an attacking player, you need players like him, Johann (Berg Gudmundsson), Georges (Kevin Nkodou) and Scott (Arfield) to make creative moments in the game to make something happen.

“He's got speed, he's got tricks, he can get a goal. You saw what Georges did when he came on (against Manchester United); he was sharp and lively and he always looked like he was going to make something happen. Hopefully Aaron Lennon will bring something similar."

Meanwhile, Burnley boss Sean Dyche insists British managers can land top six jobs.

"I don't think they are beyond British managers. There are all sorts of factors - different ownership, different perceptions, which British manager by the way has earned their spurs?" he said.

“I don't think there any many good British managers who have had one good season and then get a job in the Premier League and sometimes you see foreign managers have one good season in Europe and then get a Premier League job. That happens and I don't think it happens for many British managers."

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