Burnley confirm the signing of Netherlands striker Vaut Weghorst join the army successfully in a three-and-a-half year contract.
Burnley have announce the signing of striker Weghorst from Wolfsburg football team. It is a contract for a period of three and a half years or stay at Turf Moor until 2025.
The new striker, who is 6ft 6in or 197cm tall will be wearing Burnley’s No. 9 shirt. That was owned by Chris Wood prior to his £25m move UFABET to Newcastle United this month.
The cost of Burnley is not officially disclosed. But Sky Sports estimates it is around £12 million.
Weghorst will train with his new teammates for the first time on Monday. To prepare for an important Premier League game away from relegation against Watford at the weekend.
As for Weghorst, there are some very good goal scoring numbers. Since the 2017-18 season he score 27 goals in 37 games for AZ Alkmaar last season. Then came to Wolfsburg with 18 goals in 36 games in 2018 -19, 20 goals from 43 games in the 2019-20 season. 25 goals in 41 games last season and 7 goals in 24 games this season.
Weghorst, 29, was at the Lancashire club’s Gawthorpe training ground on Sunday.
He has wanted a move to the Prem for some time and now he will finally get his chance.
The striker scored 70 goals and provided 22 assists in 144 appearances for the Bundesliga outfit.
Burnley announced the gigantic striker with a clip from Jurassic Park.
On the move,Burnley chairman Alan Pace said: “I’d like to wish Wout a very warm welcome to Burnley Football Club.