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Mears Almost A Claret

Derby defender, Tyrone Mears looks set to become the Clarets first signing of the summer with Sky Sports stating that the signing will officially be announced by the club within the next 24 hours.

The former Hammers and Preston full back spent last season on loan at Marseille and is now understood to have accepted a three-year deal at Turf Moor for an undisclosed fee.

Mears agent, Willie McKay, speaking to Sky Sports confirmed that a a deal had been finalised:

'Tyrone Mears has agreed personal terms and passed a medical at Burnley,' McKay told skysports.com.

'He has agreed a three-year deal and he should be unveiled in the next 24 hours. Tyrone really enjoyed his time at Marseille, but he could not turn down the chance to return to England with Burnley.He is really excited by the move and is looking forward to helping Burnley in their first season in the Premier League.'

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Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 29 2009

Time: 7:37PM

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Looks like this is now definitely close to being confirmed
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29/06/2009 19:40:00

I think he could turn out to be a better signing than Jacobson who is now Blackburn bound!
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29/06/2009 19:50:00

Good signing, hes quick and strengthens our back line which lets face it we need!
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29/06/2009 20:38:00

Dont remember seeing enough of his performances - but will trust the judgement of OC!
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30/06/2009 08:50:00

He'll be off if you get relegated. This guy is the ultimate mercenary.
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30/06/2009 14:06:00

Well, Bamberini, if we do get relegated and he does go, I reckon we'll sell him for a lot more than we paid.
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30/06/2009 16:26:00


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