Sean Dyche hits out at Burnley board over contract situation


Burnley boss has actually decreased choices ahead of journey to Manchester City.

Sean Dyche worries Burnley might be left short of numbers for the Premier League run- in.

With short- term agreements not yet arranged for numerous players in the final days of their offers and injury concerns, the Clarets boss is worried.

Burnley will play their first game back after the shutdown when they take a trip to Manchester City on Monday night, however Dyche confessed he had question marks throughout the squad simply days prior to thegame


Ashley Barnes, Chris Wood and Johann Berg Gudmundsson are out hurt, while Phil Bardsley, Aaron Lennon, Jeff Hendrick, Joe Hart and Adam Legzdins are all out of contract at completion of the month and yet to commit to ending up thecampaign


Ben Gibson continues to train far from the club with his Burnley profession obviously over.

Ben Gibson is training far from the club (PA)

“Hopefully we’ll get some players tied down,” Dyche stated. “If that does not happen it’s fair to state we’ll be down to a very low squad with the 3 injuries on top.

” They are players who play rather a lot for us if you look at Jeff Hendrick, Aaron Lennon and the likes, and after that the players that are hurt.

“Of course it will affect the group but we’ve shown before that when called upon we’ve got many players here capable of doing the work and providing us with performances that can get results.”

Dyche exposed his disappointment the situation had actually been permitted to establish, even if the coronavirus pandemic and its huge effect was a scenario no one might have anticipated.

“I advised many months ago, before Covid, what situations I felt were important,” he stated. “The club are not constantly thirsty to move things forward rapidly so we have actually needed to wait and after that the Covid situation took place, which is certainly very severe in the world.

” However in the football world it’s provided a various feel to what the truths are so that made it more made complex. Due to the fact that they may desire to keep themselves right for what comes next, the players still have the opportunity to finish their agreements in June which they may do.

“I’m waiting for the chairman to act on what I’ve advised many months ago and hopefully get some players tied down.”

Burnley sit 10 th in the table, 6 points off Manchester United in 5th as they enter into the final 9 games of the campaign.

The experience of the Bundesliga may recommend that playing behind closed doors assists the away team, however having actually enjoyed City take apart 10- man Arsenal 3-0 on Wednesday night, Dyche stated there was never ever a great time to go to the Etihad Arena.

Burnley yielded 10 goals in their 2 journeys to the Etihad last season. This one is the 3rd in City’s 5-0 FA Cup win, scored by Kevin De Bruyne (PA)

“We’re all debating how much difference a crowd makes, how much it can lift you and how much hardship it brings the opposition, but at the end of the day when you play a team like City it’s always difficult,” he stated.

City and Arsenal players took a knee in assistance of the Black Lives Matter campaign prior to begin on Wednesday night, and Clarets captain Ben Mee anticipates to do the very same on Monday.

“It’s a great opportunity as players to show that racism doesn’t belong in our game, it doesn’t belong in our society,” the defender stated.

” We have excellent organisations such as Kick It Out however this is simply on behalf of the players, it’s an actually effective message we send out that we do not think bigotry belongs in our game.

“As players we take a stand, it’s a fantastic gesture, a great idea and we’ve all jumped on board with it.”

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