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Done Deal: Burnley sign highly-rated striker for club-record fee

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Burnley have signed striker Andre Gray from Brentford for a club-record fee of £9 million, BBC Sport has confirmed.

Gray has joined Brentford on a three-year deal

Gray has joined Burnley on a three-year deal

After a summer of enormous speculation following his 18 goals for the Bees last season, he has joined the recently-relegated Clarets on a three-year deal.

Sean Dyche has fought off interest from Hull City, Queens Park Rangers and Bristol City to land the 24-year-old, with the Robins also offering around £9 million for the former Shrewsbury Town man.

However, he rejected the opportunity to sign for the League One champions in favour of a move to Turf Moor.

Gray only joined Brentford last summer for £500,000 from Luton Town, after scoring 30 goals in the Conference during the 2013/14 season.

Following Burnley’s relegation from the Premier League, Gray could be the man to replace Danny Ings who left for Liverpool at the end of his contract.

Burnley fans… What do you make of this news? Is Gray a good signing? What have you made of your summer spending? Is he worth £9 million? Let us know in the comments section below.


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