Burnley secures Manchester City goalkeeper James Trafford.

    Burnley have signed goalkeeper James Trafford on a four-year deal.

    The 20-year-old moved to Turf Moor from Manchester City for an undisclosed fee after spending last season on loan at League One side Bolton.

    Earlier this month, Trafford’s heroics helped England to European Under-21 Championship glory after he made a jump save from Abel Ruiz’s stoppage time penalty to secure a 1-0 victory over Spain in the final.

    He told the Burnley website: “I am very happy to be officially a Burnley player. I was thrilled that it was all done while the Euro was on, I knew a lot about it and I was waiting to get back to make it official.

    “I want to improve and learn as much as possible here and as a team. I just want to do it day in and day out and try to achieve as much as possible in the future.”

    Burnley finished top of the league last season with 101 points to return to the Premier League and manager Vincent Kompany is looking forward to seeing what Trafford can do this season.

    “We have signed an extremely talented young man. More than just a talent, he’s a great character,” Kompany said.

    “James is a very impressive, confident mature young man. Most people have seen what he has achieved in his career and his level of talent.

    “We look forward to further development to make it even better. He’s done so much already and what we’re worried about is how far he can go.”

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