London - Burnley will have to double their offer for Che Adams if they are to have any chance of landing the Birmingham City striker.
Clarets boss Sean Dyche is a huge fan of the striker, who has scored
goals for fun in the Championship for Blues, and is reported to have
failed with a number of bids in January.
Reports claim that the Clarets got as high as £9 million, but that
still fell well short of Birmingham’s valuation, considering he has
fired home 19 goals so far this season.
The ex-Sheffield United striker has become hot property after going
on a goalscoring run that saw him come within a whisker of equalling a
record set by Birmingham legend Trevor Francis.
Adams found the net in six consecutive matches until he fired a blank
in last Tuesday night’s defeat by Bolton, although it took a fine save
by Remi Matthews at the death to deny him.
That match that was watched by scouts from several Premier League
clubs and Burnley will face a battle to land the striker, even if they
were willing to match the £18 million valuation in the summer.
Scottish champions Celtic, Manchester United, Arsenal, Southampton
and Watford all had scouts present, with Adams the player under the