UK time is: 04:05:47
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Guerrero One Year Loan Deal Agreed

Owen Coyle has agreed a one-year loan deal with Independiente del Valle for 19-year old Fernando Guerrero with a view to a permanent move. Guerrero, who now becomes the Clarets sixth summer signing, played for Real Madrid's reserve team in Spain's Segunda División B for two years (Real Madrid Castilla) before returning back to his homeland of Ecuador.

Guerrero impressed Owen Coyle during his trial in the US and played in both games against VC Fusion and Portland Timbers.

He arrived at Turf Moor with his agent for further talks on Tuesday afternoon and has now joined the squad for the Scotland tour

The Ecuador International however will require International clearance and the paperwork is not expected to be in place until late afternoon today (Thursday 6th August)

Clarets fans travelling up to Scotland therefore for tonight's friendly against Kilmarnock will not get the chance to see our new starlet perform. He should however be available to play in Saturday`s final friendly at St Johnstone.



It was originally reported in the media that Burnley had faxed a £2million offer for Guerrero after his successful trial in the US but it would appear that cash-strapped Burnley have decided to take up the cheaper option of a loan deal.

This makes good financial sense and allows the Clarets to see how well the kid performs at the highest level of European football before taking up the option of perhaps signing him on a permanent deal in time for the start of the 2010-11 season.

Vital Burnley wish to thank Burnley FC for the use of the photograph


Bookmark and Share




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 6 2009

Time: 10:17AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Get in! Good bit of business that and should allay any fears we were taking a chance forking out £2 million
turfmanphil
Report Abuse
06/08/2009 10:20:00

This is fantastic news! i was worried had we forked out the reported the £2million on him and it all went wrong what we do? but this gives us a chance to have a good look at him! on the down side it also gives everyone else a good look at him, still it's good business to me.
8clarets8
Report Abuse
06/08/2009 17:55:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Burnley Articles

Anfield Beckons Now! (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Swans Fly to Burnley, Boyo! (Saturday February 28 2015)

More Sky Tinkering With Fixtures! (Monday February 23 2015)

The Special One versus The Ginger One! (Wednesday February 18 2015)

New TV Deal Challenge (Wednesday February 18 2015)

Archived Burnley Articles

List All Vital Burnley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Liverpool 2 - 0 Burnley
Burnley 0 - 1 Swansea
Chelsea 1 - 1 Burnley
Man Utd 3 - 1 Burnley
Burnley 2 - 2 WBA
Sunderland 2 - 0 Burnley

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Everton 28 6 10 12 -8 28
15. Hull City 28 6 9 13 -11 27
16. Sunderland 28 4 14 10 -16 26
17. Aston Villa 28 6 7 15 -23 25
18. Q.P.R. 27 6 4 17 -19 22
19. Burnley 28 4 10 14 -22 22
20. Leicester City 27 4 6 17 -20 18

Breaking League News

FA Youth Cup v Spurs (Semi-Final 1st Leg)
» Chelsea : 05/03/2015 01:00:01
Stoke ease past Everton
» Stoke : 04/03/2015 23:13:00
Sanchez Stalls QPR Progress
» Q.P.R. : 04/03/2015 23:11:00
Report - Spurs 3-2 Swansea City
» Swansea : 04/03/2015 22:52:01
» Stoke : 04/03/2015 22:44:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

That Barnes incident against Matic.What did you think?
Suggested By:  Vital Burnley Admin
Much ado about nothing! 44%
Rode his luck 7%
Equivocal, not sure! 21%
Definite foul, yellow card fair 7%
Blatant foul should have been sent off 21%