Report: Burnley plot move for Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam

Stoke's Charlie Adam on the substitutes bench

Burnley are reportedly in for Charlie Adam.

Stoke's Charlie Adam on the substitutes benchStoke's Charlie Adam on the substitutes bench

Charlie Adam has emerged as a transfer target for newly promoted Burnley, report The Sun.

Burnley clinched promotion from the Championship as champions last season but suffered a blow as Joey Barton left them on a free transfer to Rangers.

Now ex-Gers midfielder Charlie Adam could land up as his replacement.

Charlie Adam celebrates after scoring the first goal for StokeCharlie Adam celebrates after scoring the first goal for Stoke

The Scotsman had a disappointing season last campaign, scoring only one Premier League goal, his lowest ever return in the top flight.

Yet this could also give Stoke City reason to consider parting ways with a player they bought from Liverpool back in 2012.

Charlie Adam celebrates after scoring the first goal for StokeCharlie Adam celebrates after scoring the first goal for Stoke

Adam, 30, has two years left on his current Stoke deal but he could simply be in need of a fresh challenge, which he would get with Sean Dyche's up and coming Burnley side.

The midfielder also has experience playing in the top flight with Blackpool, for who he netted 12 Premier League goals in one season.

Charlie Adam celebrates after scoring the first goal for Stoke CityCharlie Adam celebrates after scoring the first goal for Stoke City

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