BURNLEY turned down the possibility to signal Sergio Reguilon – three days earlier than he joined Manchester United on mortgage.
The Spanish full-back left Tottenham on deadline day after a season lengthy mortgage was agreed with the Crimson Devils.
Nonetheless days earlier he had been provided to Vincent Kompany’s males who have been additionally on the look-out for a left-back on the time.
The Clarets couldn’t make the numbers work and handed up the chance – just for him to finish up down the M66 at Previous Trafford a number of days later.
Burnley’s chief working officer Matt Williams mentioned: “Left backs are a little bit of a rarity. Have a look at Manchester United – one of many greatest golf equipment in world soccer.
“Luke Shaw goes down injured they usually take a participant from Tottenham who we’d been provided three or 4 days earlier.
“It was a business decision that we didn’t sign him – salaries, loan fees etc.”
Kompany had been left looking for a left-back after Chelsea’s Ian Maatsen – who spent final season at Turf Moor – went chilly on a everlasting transfer.
A £31 million price had been agreed between the golf equipment however the Dutch teen was given some encouragement at Stamford Bridge on the final minute.
Williams informed BBC Lancashire: “We have been in for Ian Maatsen, We have been actually eager in the beginning of the window,
“Then he went on tour with Chelsea and did rather well. However they got here to us and mentioned they’d be ready to do a everlasting deal – not a mortgage
“We had every part agreed however the participant was coaching with the primary staff and the supervisor had mentioned to him he had a vivid future at Chelsea.
“So he thought he’d rather stay there and chance his arm at Chelsea. We totally respect that and Vincent understood it.”