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Sheffield Utd boss Wilder scoffs at claims Dyche facing Burnley axe

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder has dismissed talk of Sean Dyche's job being under threat at Burnley.

Dyche's future has come under speculation in recent weeks amid rumours of a boardroom disagreement at Turf Moor, despite the Clarets being in the running for European qualification.

"I have said all along I think Burnley are the most talked-about football club in our football club, £120m, £120m, £120m, another one and another one, that is what they have done, the consistency," Wilder said.

"Brilliant manager, gets the best out of his team, they are a great example for my football club and my players on how to do it.

"If I am sat here in four or five years time a Premier League manager like Sean is, I would be absolutely delighted.

"Absolute nonsense, complete nonsense in terms of anyone questioning what that man does for that football club.

"That is an ignorant, ridiculous opinion. Complete nonsense. I don't get it.

"Have Burnley gone as far as they can with Sean Dyche or is it the other way around? I think it's the other way around and if I was him, I would be looking at it like that.

"If anyone asked the question after what Sean's done for Burnley, I would be saying has that football club done enough for the manager after what he has done for them?"

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