Report: Burnley want Reece James loan deal, could have edge over Crystal Palace and Brighton

Burnley manager Sean Dyche looks on during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Burnley FC at American Express Community Stadium on February 09, 2019 in Brighton,...

Burnley, Crystal Palace and Brighton and Hove Albion are said to be chasing the Chelsea youngster.

WBA player Wes Hoolahan is beaten to the ball by Reece James of Wigan during the FA Cup Third Round match between West Bromwich Albion and Wigan Athletic at The Hawthorns on January 5,...

Burnley want to take Chelsea's Reece James on loan next term - and could have the edge over rivals suitors Crystal Palace and Brighton and Hove Albion, according to the Sun on Sunday (17/03, page 57).

Both Palace and Brighton are said to want to buy the right-back after his impressive spell at Wigan Athletic this season.


But the newspaper claims Burnley are happy take James on loan, which could appeal to Chelsea who were considering sending him overseas on a temporary basis.

The Clarets are, however, keeping an interest in Derby County's Jayden Bogle as an alternative to the 19-year-old England youth international, according to the Sun on Sunday.

Jayden Bogle of Derby County runs with the ball at Pride Park Stadium on December 17, 2018 in Derby, England.

James' next move could hinge on which of the interested parties maintain their Premier League status, with Burnley, Crystal Palace and Brighton still involved in the fight for survival.

The newspaper claims Wigan are eyeing James' Chelsea teammate Dujon Sterling as a possible replacement, while centre-back Matt Miazga is also said to be a target for Latics.

Dujon Sterling of Chelsea during the Arsenal v Chelsea FA Youth Cup Final Second Leg at Emirates Stadium on April 30, 2018 in London, England.

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