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Championship side Burnley set to table move for talented winger?

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Burnley are keeping an eye on Shrewsbury Town winger Joshua Ginnelly, according to the Lancashire Telegraph.

Ginnelly is a target for Burnley

Ginnelly is a target for Burnley

Ginnelly, 18, who was only offered his professional contract in March of this year by Shrewsbury has been training with the Clarets during pre-season and if a move is made then he will be bought as a development player, rather than a first-team one at the moment.

The youngster has attracted a lot of interest from several clubs and was on trial last week with Premier League side Norwich City, but he left there and no bid has been made for his services.

Ginnelly initially started his youth career at Aston Villa before moving to Shrewsbury last summer, and despite being seen as a development, he did manage to make three appearances for them.

This could be a good move for Burnley as they look to rebuild after relegation from the Premier League last season, and it would be a good investment if they did make a bid because he is young and has undoubted talent.

The winger already has some experience in the Football League and he could most definitely develop well at a club like Burnley under the management of Sean Dyche.

Burnley fans…… Do you think you should make a move for the youngster? Would he be a good buy for your development squad? Are you glad to see your club investing in homegrown youth? What are your ambitions for the upcoming season? Let us know your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!


My name is Luke Chapman I am a big Chelsea FC fan and I have lived and breathed football since I was old enough to comprehend it all. I have previous experience writing for local papers in the sport section with match reports and stories on local clubs and I also did Journalism at College.

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