Clarets Offered Chance to Sign USA International

Burnley Offered MSL & USA International Michael Bradley

The man charged with assisting Clarets boss Sean Dyche with attracting players to Turf Moor, Technical Director Mike Rigg yesterday appeared on the BBC’s Radio Lancashire Football Show to talk about his and the club’s plans for the coming transfer window.

During the programme, Mr Rigg advised that Chairman Mike Garlick has made funds available for the transfer window, but also stated the chairman will not put the club at risk by spending over its means.  However he did say that the club is currently active in the market and he would be looking for quality.

During the interview he also stated that the club had been offered an MSL and USA International in January 2019, despite not giving any names it is now thought to be Toronto Football Club midfield player Michael Bradley who is currently valued at $15M.

Bradley, has made 142 appearances at international level scoring 17 goals for his country over the last twelve years.  Now thirty-one years old he has played in Europe for a number of clubs including SC Heerenveen (Holland), Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany), Chievo and Roma (Italy) and a 2011 loan spell with Aston Villa in the Premier League.

Rigg, went on to say that Bradley’s arrival or an other players arrival at the club will very much depend on if the player fits first of all with the managers plans in terms of right player that fits the club and the squad profile and also is they chairman can release the funds to bring the player to the club, but all of that will be discussed in a private meeting with Sean Dyche and Mike Garlick.

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