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Florin Andone: Burnley will struggle to snare Deportivo man

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Florin Andone: Burnley will struggle to snare Deportivo man

Andone intenta rematar un balón en el Deportivo-West Bromwich del Teresa Herrera

JESUS SANCHO RODRIGUEZ (SANCHOFOTO)

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Deportivo President Tino Fernández has stated that players will only leave if their release clauses are met. Florin Andone's is around €30m.

While Deportivo continue work to secure the return of Lucas Pérez to Riazor, an offer for striker Florin Andone has arrived from the Premier League. 

Burnley chase Andone after Wood bids rebuffed

According to Sky Sports, Burnley have offered €13m for the Romanian, who was a bright spark in an anaemic season as the Galicians limped to LaLiga survival. The Lancashire club have switched their attention to Andone after failing with two bids to sign Leeds United striker Chris Wood.

Burnley are on the hunt for a forward after Andre Gray became Watford's record signing earlier in the transfer window. 

Burnley will face resistance in Florin Andone bid

Deportivo will dig their heels in

It appears highly unlikely that Deportivo will accept an offer for their leading scorer last season, not least because they host Real Madrid on Sunday in the first round of LaLiga fixtures, and Andone is the only recognised striker in the Branquiazul's squad. 

Club president Tino Fernández as already stated that players will only leave if interested clubs meet their release clause. Andone's clause is close to €30m, and the player himself has regularly re-affirmed his desire to stay at the club.

The former-Córdoba man scored 12 goals in 37 matches for Deportivo in the 2016/17 season. 

LaLiga Santander

Table PTS W D L
5Celta 0 0 0 0
6Deportivo 0 0 0 0
7Eibar 0 0 0 0
Full standing
Next matches
Deportivo - Real Madrid D-20/08 22:15
Levante - Deportivo S-26/08 20:15
Deportivo - R. Sociedad D-10/09 12:00
Fixtures

*Update 15 de agosto de 2017

Premier League

Table PTS W D L
5Arsenal 3 1 0 0
6Burnley 3 1 0 0
7Everton 3 1 0 0
Full standing
Next matches
Burnley - WBA S-19/08 16:00
Tottenham - Burnley D-27/08 17:00
Burnley - Crystal Palace D-10/09 14:30
Fixtures

*Update 15 de agosto de 2017

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