Over the course of the summer time switch window, Burnley, who had simply been promoted to the Premier League, had been on the lookout for a brand new goalkeeper.
One of many gamers the Clarets focused, probably from the advice of a sure Vincent Kompany, was Jean Butez, at present at Royal Antwerp FC.
We lined a few of the Burnley curiosity when it was going down, nevertheless it has now been confirmed by the 28-year-old himself, who spoke about his scenario with Sudinfo, relayed by FootNews in Belgium.
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Requested about his summer time and whether or not or not there he had probabilities to depart his membership, one thing he was probably trying to do, his reply was quite candid.
“My agent handled issues with Burnley. There was a chat with Vincent Kompany, who may be very lively within the recruitment, since he’s a supervisor within the English method. Now, I wasn’t the one goalkeeper on the record, we noticed that with them signing James Trafford afterwards, however I don’t have a remorse, nor a frustration with what occurred.”
As identified by Butez, Burnley went on to signal James Trafford from Manchester Metropolis for €17.3m on July twentieth, who has since began each recreation beneath Kompany.
He hasn’t had the most effective begin to the season, nevertheless, conceding 11 objectives in his first three video games, which is maybe a bullet dodged for the Antwerp man, particularly if this poor run of kind continues at Turf Moor going ahead.