Vital Football

Latest Burnley FC News

Lennon's Experience Will Be Key - Dyche

Lennon's Experience Will Be Key - Dyche

Burnley manager Sean Dyche has said he feels Aaron Lennon's capture from Everton this January window will provide great experience to the squad in the second half of the campaign.

With confirmation of his signing announced on Tuesday evening, Dyche was obviously delighted to capture the 30 year old former England international and with almost 350 appearances across his career for Everton, Leeds United and Tottenham Hotspur in the top flight, the gaffer knows that will make him a valuable part of our squad.

Speaking to the Official Site with Lennon joining the group for training on Tuesday, Dyche explained in his midweek meet with the press that he felt the winger would soon become a key piece in the puzzle at the club.

'The obvious advantages are his experience, along with his pace. He`s another rounded figure in the Premier League in our camp, because we haven`t got that many. He can rub off on the players as well. Some do it by the way they go about their business and their understanding of the level. But he`s also got 21 England caps and that adds in to his experience level, so it's a bit of everything.'

Dyche went on to say.

'He`s a different type of player in our camp because we want to keep shifting it forward. It`s finding that nice balance between players who can develop with us and players who are more rounded, who can add to the group.'

With fans largely welcoming Lennon into the group, with his experience of the top flight it really shouldn't take him too long to settle and hopefully we'll quickly reap the benefits as he gets himself back to full form following his spell at Goodison Park.

burnley Bloggers

Join The Vital Debate

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

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Thursday January 25 2018
Time: 7:15AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Burnley Articles

Red & Yellow & Oh I'm Off - Burnley v Saints (24/2/18)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Burnley and Southampton this Saturday.

Injury Boosts For Burnley

A behind closed doors friendly between Burnley and Blackpool yesterday saw goalkeeper Tom Heaton return to the pitch and he was joined by Chris Wood and Dean Marney.

Warm Break Will Do Burnley The World Of Good

Striker Sam Vokes has said he hoping the warm weather training camp out in the Algarve will do Burnley the world of good as we look to get back to winning ways...

Chelsea Postponed & New Date Required

Burnley's hosting of Chelsea at Turf Moor had originally been set for Saturday March 17, but owning to their FA Cup progression that game has now been cancelled.

Burnley Archived Articles

Vital Burnley articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Burnley
Write For Vital Burnley
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Berg Gudmundsson8%
Sub - Arfield2%
Sub - Wells0%
Sub - Nkoudou0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Burnley Results (view all)

Burnley Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

1.Grimsby Claret11
3.Portsrewart claret5
Vital Football Comment