Nathan Tella Joins Clarets On Season Long Loan
Burnley Football Club have this afternoon announced the signing of Southampton winger Nathan Tella on a season long loan. The winger joins the Clarets from the Premier League side and is eligible to play at Vicarage Road on Friday against Watford Football Club.
Tella began his youth career at Arsenal, before moving to Southampton in 2017 where the forward progressed through the academy ranks, going on to make his first team debut in Project Restart. The Lambeth-born youngster, has made forty senior appearances for the Saints in all competitions, with thirty-three Premier League outings.
After joining the Clarets this afternoon, Nathan Tella said, “Once the opportunity arose for me to come here, this is where my head has been at since. I’ve been wanting to play football consistently for a while and now the opportunity has come up here, it’s one I’m just happy to have.”
Clarets manager Vincent Kompany said, “We’re pleased to add Nathan to our team, he is a hard working player who carries a great threat going forward with his attacking pace. I have no doubt that Nathan will fit in fine here and help improve our squad. We would like to thank Southampton Football Club for making this possible and we look forward to working with him.”