Report: Burnley want to sign £13m ex-Cardiff star Victor Camarasa

Sean Dyche, Manager of Burnley reacts during the Premier League match between Everton and Burnley at Goodison Park on October 1, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Victor Camarasa shone in the Premier League with Cardiff City but is the Real Betis man returning to Britain with Sean Dyche's Burnley?

Víctor Camarasa of Cardiff City  during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Cardiff City at American Express Community Stadium on April 16, 2019 in Brighton, United...

Burnley are keen to bring Victor Camarasa back to the Premier League this summer after his impressive performances for Cardiff City, according to the Sun (15 July, page 47).

Camarasa really didn’t deserve to be relegated from the top flight two months ago. The skilful Spaniard was arguably Cardiff’s standout performer during the 2018/19 campaign, adding craft and a couple of stunning goals in Neil Warnock’s rather workmanlike side.

 

And there’s an argument to be made that he could make a similar impact at Burnley, a team who, like Cardiff, are built upon hard running and team work rather than an ability to carve opposition sides apart with ease.

With a £13 million release clause in his contract at current club Real Betis (Marca), Burnley wouldn’t have to break the bank to bring the former Levante man to Turf Moor either.

Victor Camarasa of Cardiff City celebrates with his team mates after he score his sides first goal  during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Chelsea FC at Cardiff City...

Estadio Deportivo claimed at the start of July that Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United and Leicester City were all potential destinations for Camarasa. But The Hammers and The Foxes have paid big money for Pablo Fornals and Youri Tielemans while Spurs now appear more certain than ever to hang onto Christian Eriksen.

So Burnley is not only the most likely destination now, Camarasa would stand a far greater chance of securing regular first-team football with The Clarets.

(L-R) Victor Camarasa of Real Betis, Manu Garcia of Deportivo Alaves  during the La Liga Santander  match between Deportivo Alaves v Real Betis Sevilla at the Estadio de Mendizorroza on...

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