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Dyche admits Burnley shopping beyond UK

Burnley boss Sean Dyche admits they'll be looking beyond the UK for new additions this summer.

Burnley have long relied on the English market, with their last overseas import being the £8m signing of Steven Defour from Anderlecht in August 2016.

"We have got more depth, more knowledge," Dyche said.

"Mike Rigg has been working hard to give us more knowledge of the European market, so who knows? Watch this space.

"We have built a deeper market with more people on the ground, more analysts looking at players," Dyche added. "It's still a risk-reward strategy from the board, and it's usually risk-averse.

"Foreign players sometimes come over and find it hard to settle. Our board don't want to make mistakes that cost money…

"It's about doing the depth and the background to swing the odds in your favour."

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