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Burnley set to sign former Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey on a free transfer this week

Burnley set to sign former Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey


Burnley set to sign former Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey on a free transfer this week – with Sheffield Wednesday keen to take Bailey Peacock-Farrell on loan

  • Hennessey, 34, played 132 times in all competitions during his time at Palace 
  • The 96-cap Wales international left the club this summer when his deal expired 
  • Hennessey will provide cover for likely first choice Nick Pope between the sticks 

Burnley will sign goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey this week on a free transfer.

The experienced 34-year-old left Crystal Palace after his contract ended, having played 132 times in all competitions during his eight seasons at SE25.

Hennessey had interest from Chelsea and Aston Villa also, with Thomas Tuchel and Dean Smith previously considering him for a backup option. 

Burnley will sign ex-Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey on a free transfer this week

Burnley will sign ex-Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey on a free transfer this week

Clarets manager Sean Dyche (pictured) has brought him in to provide cover for No 1 Nick Pope

Clarets manager Sean Dyche (pictured) has brought him in to provide cover for No 1 Nick Pope

The 96-cap Wales international held talks with Burnley last week and the signing is expected to be confirmed on Monday. 

Sheffield Wednesday have asked about taking Burnley’s Bailey Peacock-Farrell on loan. 

Peacock-Farrell, 24, did play eight times in all competitions last season but Clarets manager Sean Dyche may feel he will get more game-time and senior experience at another club, on a temporary basis. 



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