Transfer news: Burnley hope to sign on-loan Manchester United defender Michael Keane

Michael Keane, Burnley
Image: Michael Keane: Wanted by Burnley on a permanent deal

Burnley are in talks with Manchester United over signing Michael Keane on a permanent deal.

The loan deal for the England U21 defender is due to expire at the end of January but Clarets boss Sean Dyche is hoping to keep Keane at Turf Moor in the long-term.

“We are looking at that situation, it’s been ongoing since he came here, so that’s an ongoing thing for us,” said Dyche.

“We will wait and see and have a discussion with him and Manchester United.

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After a dramatic 3-3 draw at Newcastle, Sean Dyche says he is very proud of his side’s recent displays in a tough run of fixtures but says they need to kee

“There are a couple of things in the offing but it depends how they go.”

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Keane, who has had previous loan spells with Leicester, Derby and Blackburn, has played 11 times for Burnley, including their 1-1 draw with Tottenham in the FA Cup on Monday night.

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