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Peter Crouch delighted with his Burnley move

Former Stoke City striker Peter Crouch is delighted with his move to Burnley.

Only 23 players have scored more than Crouch's 108 goals since the inception of the Premier League in 1992.

The 38-year-old just needs four more to climb into the top 20, with three of those standing in his way all retired.

And Crouch is backing his ability to keep finding the net and help Burnley pull away from the league's bottom three.

“I still want to achieve things. I want to get more games in the Premier League and I would love to add to the 100 Premier League goals," said the former England international after leaving Stoke City to join the Clarets on a deal until the end of the season.

“If I can add to that and get up the list that would be great as well, and hopefully that will all cumulate in Burnley moving forward.

“It's a club that is stable in the Premier League now. We've got to make sure we stay there this year and build on that.

“For me it's a great place to be and I'm really excited to get started.

“My game has probably changed a little bit. I'm not 25. But my attributes haven't waned. I never really had blistering pace, so I haven't lost that.

“I know I can impact games at this level. I scored goals last season in the Premier League and I know I will do the same again if given the opportunity this year.

“I've got to work very hard. We've got a good side here at Burnley and certainly some good strikers as well.

“I'm looking forward to working with them and I look forward to hopefully playing enough games.

“And I know that if I do play enough games, I can have an impact and a positive effect at this football club."

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