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Defender looks for loan deal

8th January 2019, 09:53 by Nick Harris

If it means him playing regular football, Burnley centre half Jimmy Dunne is willing to leave the club for another loan spell.

The 21-year-old's chances of first team football at Turf Moor seem remote but, after a successful spell at Hearts in the Scottish Premiership, the Irishman is looking to head out again.

His spell in Edinburgh was curtailed by injury but his appearance for the U23 side on Monday shows he is over his ankle problem and Dunne, who only signed a new deal with the Clarets last summer, is looking to move out again.

"It is going to have to be a conversation now that I feel better and I have got my first 90 minutes in," Dunne told the Lancashire Telegraph.

"It is going to be something that we are going to have to look at.

"I just need to keep trying to find a way to get to the highest level possible.

"I have had a couple of loans where I am progressively moving up the levels slowly but surely.

"I need to keep doing that and if it is not going to happen here then I need to go elsewhere and get the games in again."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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