Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Rumour Mill-Jensen to join Beastly Bolton?

Rumour Mill-Jensen to join Beastly Bolton?

Brian Jensen's contract at Burnley expires in the Summer and there were numerous rumours recently that he could be leaving Turf Moor in the close season as a free agent and be moving to Portugal. A number of Portuguese clubs were understood to be interested in his services.

In today's Daily Mail though, there is an indication that if he does move, it could be much closer to home than the continent of Europe.

The Mail reports that the 34 year old stopper has opened talks over a new contract at Turf Moor and is seeking a new two-and-a-half year deal at the club.

However the paper goes onto suggest that should a new deal not be agreed, his former gaffer, Owen Coyle might be tempted to bring the Dane to the Reebok on a free transfer.


Bookmark and Share

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:turfmanphil
Date:Tuesday March 16 2010
Time: 8:16AM

Comments

0
At least the article wasn't by Alan Nixon!! I do wonder though if we do go down (or for that matter stay up) how many of our players will be Coyle targets in the close season and indeed how many at the moment are hoping they will be!
turfmanphil
16/03/2010 08:19:00
0
or how many at the moment we are hoping will be. This is one such example. Decent keeper at CCC level, decent understudy in the Prem, but not a 1st choice for me.
CrosspoolClarets
16/03/2010 08:48:00
0
After seeing his head-down "tackle" at the weekend I just hope this isn`t true.Or are you winding us up TMP?I know your struggling at the moment and Laws is taking some stick but you could have appointed Megson and then you would have had something to be down about.
Roberto Bettega
16/03/2010 08:55:00
0
Its the Mail not me that are doing the winding if it aint true! But if it is true and it happens, we will take Jääskeläinen off you! :-)
turfmanphil
16/03/2010 09:03:00
0
I think we need to keep Jensen. A lot of the goals that we've shipped this season are down to what's been happening in front of him.
WelshClaret
16/03/2010 09:06:00
0
Portugal.......Porto Champions League in goal Brian Jenson.....? Bragga unfashionable but doing well with a young Portuguese Manager Domingos and they also have Portuguese keeper Eduardo at No 1...doubt it, Sporting Lisbon Europa......NO, Benfica...unlikely. All other 12 clubs in the Prem League could not pay enough imo to secure his services.
VinRogue
16/03/2010 09:21:00
0
I'd be surprised if many of our players would be wanted by OC other than perhaps Fletcher and possibly McCann / Eagles, as they all have youth on their side. Maybe Mears too. Personally, I think Fletcher would thrive on a season in the Championship, and McDonald probably feels more wanted by Laws than he ever did by Coyle. Eagles would be up against the excellent Lee for a place in the Bolton team so if it's football he wants, he's probably best staying put too. With the news yesterday about the considerably improved parachute deal, I'm starting to warm to the idea of being equipped to field a strong team in the Championship. Jensen, I'd give him two more years but would be looking for a new goalkeeper who is capable of challenging for the first team.
cubanclaret
16/03/2010 09:30:00
0
CC - What's the new parachute deal? I seem to have missed that.
Couch Potato
16/03/2010 09:45:00
0
There's absolutely no chance of Jensen going to Bolton. As well as Jaaskelainen we've got Ali Al Habsi and Adam Bogdan. One a top class keeper and the other a fantastic prospect.
Snout
16/03/2010 09:47:00
0
£16 m per season for two years then two seasons of £8 m for year 3 and 4. Considering our wage bill was circa £11.5m in our promotion year, this is going to give us some competitive advantage over our rivals. I guess Kilby won't be trying to take the Premier League to court over this any mroe ! but it does seem unfair to other clubs (while revealing just how significant our promotion to the Premier League was in financial terms).
cubanclaret
16/03/2010 09:55:00
Page 1/4
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

No More Quarter Final Replays For Burnley

Should Burnley progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

Burnley's Parachute Payments In 2015/16

With the 2015-16 season behind us, the final television allocation money based on final league positions have been confirmed - and here's what Burnley...

Jutkiewicz 'Gutted' By Barton's Rangers Move

Jutkiewicz has hailed the dressing room presence Barton offered, which means he's been left 'gutted' at the loss to Burnley as a result but can see why he wanted the Rangers challenge.

Burnley Announce Morecambe Friendly

Burnley have today announced the second pre season friendly of the summer as Sean Dyche and the boys gear back up for a return to the Premier League.

Archived Vital Burnley Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

turfmanphil
Editor email
Profile
Paul 8c8
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Charlton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Heaton65%
Lowton0%
Keane1%
Mee1%
Ward7%
Boyd4%
Marney1%
Barton3%
Arfield0%
Vokes1%
Gray5%
Sub - Barnes0%
Sub - Dyer0%
Sub - Duff12%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.cornwallclaret13
2.WelshClaret8
3.Irishclaret7
4.Mike Mada3
5.Grimsby Claret2
6.DavidT441