The Charlton midfielder had been linked with a transfer to Norwich City but Burnley look to have made a decisive move.
The 24-year-old impressed last season for Southampton, and Reds fans will be hoping he displays finishing like this next season.
Tottenham Hotspur signed Victor Wanyama last week.
Chris Coleman believes Wales have developed a streetwise streak over recent years and has urged his players to do “anything to stay in the game” against Portugal as they bid to reach the final of the European Championship.
Cristiano Ronaldo versus Gareth Bale, CR7 against Team GB, top dog against top-knot. In the days leading up to Portugal against Wales an outsider might be forgiven the assumption that what they are about to witness is at best a game of two-man three-and-in, at worst some kind of celebrity cage fight. King Meringue versus the Welsh Prince, with a supporting cast to pass the towels and hold the spit bucket.
Gerardo Martino has dramatically quit as Argentina coach, a week after his side’s defeat by Chile in the final of the Copa América Centenario. Martino blamed “serious problems” at the Asociacion de Futbol Argentino for his decision to step down.
Ann Williams is one of the lucky ones. She had set her heart on a pair of dragon flags to clip on to the doors of her Citroen saloon and, after an intense search, managed to source a set.
Valencia have confirmed the signing of the former Manchester United forward Luis Nani from Fenerbahce, after agreeing to pay his €8.5m (£7.2m) buyout clause.
The Celtic target is still considering his options, it seems.
The long-running row between Arsenal and West Ham United fans over who is better between Mesut Ozil and Dimitri Payet has finally been settled.