Official: Championship leaders sign Bafana striker

Lyle Foster - Image via Burnley
Lyle Foster - Image via Burnley

Championship leaders Burnley have announced the signing of Bafana Bafana striker Lyle Foster from Belgian side K.V.C. Westerlo.

The 22-year-old has joined the Clarets for an undisclosed fee and has put pen-to-paper on  four-and-a-half-year deal.

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Foster bagged eight goals for Westerlo this season and was also named in the 1b Pro League Team of the Season last campaign .

"I'm very happy to be here, I’m blessed and thankful for the opportunity and I just can’t wait to get started," Foster told the club's official website.

“From the moment I heard that there was interest from Burnley, my heart and my head were set on the club. I’m so happy to be here now. It’s a dream for me.”

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