Premier League Burnley plan January swoop for Middlesbrough ace

Premier League Burnley are keeping tabs on promising Middlesbrough defender Nathan Wood.

Monday, 9th September 2019, 9:14 am
Jonathan Woodgate.
Jonathan Woodgate.

The Northern Echo claim Burnley boss Sean Dyche has been monitoring Wood “closely” and they report Burnley sent a senior scouting delegation to watch the 17-year-old in action as England Under-18s claimed a 3-2 win over Australia.

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Wood signed his first professional deal earlier this summer.

Jonathan Woodgate is a long-term admirer of the central defender but Boro could have a fight to keep his services in January.