Burnley make enquiry for out-of-favour Everton full-back Jonjoe Kenny, with Sean Dyche keen to make the 23-year-old one of the club’s first signings under their new owner
Burnley have asked about Everton full-back Jonjoe Kenny.
The 23-year-old was outstanding on loan at Schalke in the Bundesliga but has struggled to convince Carlo Ancelotti at Everton.
He is keen to play more regularly and Burnley are among the clubs to have shown an initial interest.
Burnley are reportedly keen on signing Everton right back Jonjoe Kenny on a permanent deal
The out-of-favour 23-year-old could become Burnley’s first move under new owner Alan Pace
Kenny has made just seven appearances this season, but Burnley manager Sean Dyche is keen to make him one of the first signings under the new ownership of Alan Pace and talks are at a very early stage.
Dyche had asked for England U21 international Kenny last year but the Turf Moor club were unable to convince Everton to sell.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche tried to sign Kenny last year but could not persuade Everton to sell
Everton are expected to decide whether to let Jarrad Branthwaite go to Blackburn on loan
Meanwhile, Everton are expected to make a decision this week regarding Jarrad Branthwaite’s future with Blackburn Rovers pushing to take the 18-year-old on loan.
Blackburn have made a bid for Crewe left-back Harry Pickering, who was a target for Stoke, and want to add two more defenders to boost Tony Mowbray’s promotion hopes.
Blackburn are also braced for offers for 23-year-old striker Adam Armstrong who has scored 17 goals this season.