Burnley have signed Derby County defender Jason Shackell on a four-year deal for a fee thought to be around the £1.2m mark.
The 28-year-old arrives at the club after just a year at County. He had been a target for Eddie Howe last summer but went to Pride Park and ended the season there as captain.
Nigel Clough appeared unwilling to let him go originally, but in the face of offers above £1 million, was left with little choice but to cash in on the Club’s main asset to rebuild his team.
A strong leader, Shackell will boost Burnley’s defensive options alongside Michael Duff, Ben Mee and David Edgar after Leon Cort and Clarke Carlisle left the Club last season.
He was named Barnsley’s player of the season in 2010/11 and runner up for Derby last term.
He is Burnley’s third signing this season after Luke O’Neill arrived from Mansfield Town and George Porter signed from Leyton Orient.
We’ll have more on Jason Shackell’s arrival later on.
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