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Financially stable Burnley will not sell their players on the cheap

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West Ham United want to sign Burnley defender James Tarkowski but their £27 million approach has been swiftly rejected.

James Tarkowski impressed for Burnely during the 2019/20 Premier League campaign. He is a sought after commodity with English top-flight big wigs chasing his signature. 

David Moyes fancies the defender and wants to add him to his West Ham United dressing room. The Hammers madea a £27 million bid for his services but it was swiftly rejected.

Tarkowski has a £50 million release clause in his contract and Burnley will only listen to offers that match their valuation of the England international. 

Sean Dyche shared that Burnley are financially stable and do not need to sell their prized assets. However, he admitted that they will sell players if the right offer comes in. 

“The club is in a very, very strong position financially, that’s for sure,” talkSPORT quoted the Burnley boss. “So there’s no overwhelming desire to be selling players, that’s obvious.

“Does a player have a price at any club? Yes they do.

“Across the whole of football, eventually a day comes where if someone hits a certain number than all clubs, not just Burnley Football Club, have to make a decision.

“If that day comes, the chairman will make that decision. I don’t control those moments, the chairman does and the board.

“We’ll have to wait and see, but we’re in a very strong position and we’re certainly not in the business of getting rid of our best players on the cheap.”

The Clarets opening day face-off with Manchester United was postponed due to the Red Devils late-season finish thanks to their Europa League commitments. 

Burnley start their Premier League campaign against Leicester City on September 19.