Burnley’s new American owners are “fully prepared” to back manager Sean Dyche, according to chairman Alan Pace.

ALK Capital have completed their takeover of the Clarets, acquiring a controlling 84 per cent stake in the club, after the deal was approved and ratified by the Premier League.

Pace, who succeeds Mike Garlick as chairman, revealed ALK had been “very, very big fans” of Dyche “for some time” – and stand ready to give the green light to fresh investment in the squad during the January transfer window.

Garlick, who had held just less than 50 per cent of the club’s shares, will remain on the board of directors and felt the deal represented a “natural progression” for Burnley.

Commenting on the possibility of adding to his injury-reduced squad, and speaking before confirmation of ALK’s completed takeover, manager Sean Dyche had been somewhat cautious.

“If there are things in the market we think we can align, we will,” he said. “If there’s not, we’ll keep operating with the group we’ve got.”

Related posts

Arsenal held to 1-1 VAR-dominated draw at Burnley audio
Arsenal have been held to a 1-1 draw at Burnley as the Premier League weekend kicked off with yet more VAR controversy.
Premier League: Burnley v Arsenal audio
Burnley welcome Arsenal to Turf Moor in the Premier League on Saturday lunchtime.
Burnley 1-1 Leicester: Honours even at Turf Moor audio
Kasper Schmeichel came to injury-ravaged Leicester’s rescue with some vital saves at Burnley as the Foxes avoided three successive defeats for the first time under Brendan Rodgers.
Premier League: Burnley v Leicester City audio
Burnley and Leicester City square off at Turf Moor in the Premier League on Wednesday night with both sides looking to get back to winning ways.
Say Hello to The Sport Social Podcast Network…
Athletics Basketball Cricket Fight Sports Football Golf Horse Racing Motor Racing Rugby Tennis
Create, Discover, Listen