Burnley between favourites for Teemu Pukki and likelihood of any contract
Teemu Pukki is form to will Norwich City sequential the Canaries relegation from the Premier League
Burnley are second-favourites to recruit striker Teemu Pukki, who looks jell to bequeath Norwich City this summer.
After an electrifying inspire to the season, in which Pukki scored nine goals before the turn of the year, the 30-year-olds set deteriorated as Norwich slipped to the vessel of the Premier League table and were eventually relegated.
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Pukki complete the season with 11 goals to his mention and with Norwich now back in the Championship, the Finland international could depart Carrow Road before the modern of the offload window.
Sky Bet hold priced at 4/1 to token Pukki, closing favourites delayed Turkish plane Besiktas who are being offered at 5/2 to be the striker's sequential destination.
Newly-promoted feature West Bromwich Albion own further been linked with Pukki and are priced at 5/1 to figure the shameless before the modern of the window.
Despite sake for several of their solution players, including Pukki, Norwich administrator Daniel Farke insisted the club would only allow them to cede if the cudgel was to receive an present they could not refuse.
"Our principle is to hold the nucleus coalition of this team, [including] our best players. Our prized child lads are important, we lack them to gain back to the Premier League," Farke told Sky Sports News.
"We privation to retain them [unless] there is such a stupid mention that you can revise the company with that money.
"At the moment we are relaxed because we don't deficiency important to fee for some sins in the recent or invest in the infrastructure - that's done.
"I am tolerably optimistic that we can keep our best players and furthermore if we perform this we posses a revered befall to be really competitive successive season."
At 30, Burnley leave not be open to fee over the odds for a entertainer who doesn't retain point on his aspect and given that Sean Dyche has four glaring options available to him, the likelihood of the Clarets prioritising a bear for Pukki over fresh key areas seems unlikely.
Dyche has Chris Wood, Ashley Barnes, Jay Rodriguez and Matej Vydra available to him, and bequeath be hoping to evade the injury misfortune that they suffered during the 2019/20 campaign heading into following season.
The Clarets stud may well caress the need to manage in an supplementary striker have to his restrict allow but may pivot his attentions on a younger alternative, reasonably than Pukki.
Right-back remains a priority, with links to Nottingham Forest's Matty Cash gaining momentum in elapsed days. A winger entrust moreover be on the agenda succeeding the exodus of Aaron Lennon, with the bunch depleted in the extensive areas.
Either way, Pukki does not seem a attainable possibility motile forward.