Burnley keen to land Arsenal midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga

Burnley Football Club is actively pursuing the acquisition of Arsenal midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga as they look to strengthen their squad for the upcoming season. Despite his loan spell at Crystal Palace, Lokonga’s future at Arsenal seems uncertain, and it is widely believed that he will be leaving the club during the summer transfer window. Since joining Palace on loan in January, Lokonga has struggled to secure regular playing time, indicating that he may need to explore alternative options to continue his career.

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At the age of 23, Lokonga has already represented the Belgium national team in a single international match, showcasing his potential and talent on the field. Transfermarkt currently values him at around 15 million euros, highlighting his market worth in the football market.

The Sun reports that Burnley manager Vincent Kompany is particularly interested in acquiring Lokonga. Kompany, a former player at Manchester City and now leading Burnley, sees the midfielder as a valuable addition to the team, especially that Burnley have secured promotion to the Premier League.

While negotiations are still ongoing, the exact nature of the potential deal, whether it will be a permanent transfer or a loan agreement, remains uncertain.

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The prospect of Lokonga joining Burnley has generated excitement among the club and its supporters. With Kompany’s interest in the midfielder, it is evident that Lokonga possesses qualities that align with Burnley’s ambitions for success in the Premier League.

Football fans eagerly anticipate updates on the progress of the negotiations surrounding Albert Sambi Lokonga’s future. As the transfer window unfolds, they hope for positive news regarding his potential move to Burnley, eager to see how his career unfolds at the club.

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Enzo Cattaneo

Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

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