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Burnley have already won the award for best transfer announcement this summer, they've come up with another belter

Joe Adams

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Burnley have already won the award for best transfer announcement this summer, they've come up with another belter

Burnley have sent the internet into meltdown after producing a must-watch transfer announcement for new signing Dara O'Shea.

The Clarets have completed the £7m signing of Republic of Ireland defender from West Brom.

O'Shea, 24, has 19 caps for his country and will join the newly promoted side on a four-year deal, keeping him at Turf Moor until 2027.

The Dublin-born defender made over one hundred appearances for the Baggies and has Premier League experience from the club's 2020/21 season in the top flight.

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On signing for the club O’Shea said: “It feels great to be here and I really can’t wait to get going.

"Burnley were the outstanding team last season and they achieved exceptional things. I want to improve as a player first and foremost and I want to help the club achieve their goals."

And the club have welcomed him in impeccable style by parodying the iconic 'wazzap' scene from the 2000 film 'Scary Movie'.

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When asked by character Dookie, played by Marlon Wayans, what he was doing, O'shea picks up the phone and says: "Just chillin'. I'm signing for Burnley."

Fans were quick to hail Burnley for the announcement on Twitter.

One fan wrote: "Burnley’s admin never disappoints on new signings announcements. My club."

Another added: "And the winner of the internet today goes to".

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A third wrote: "Burnley deserve to start the season on +12 points just for this."

While a fourth replied: "Another sick post from Burnley lol".

It is not the first time the club have been praised for their social media antics, with the club producing a hilarious skit of Shrek to announce the signing of Lyle Foster in January.

Speaking on the signing of O'Shea, manager Vincent Kompany said: "It’s great to welcome Dara to Burnley and we know he can play a big part in the progression of our football club. Strong at the back as well as confident moving forward, a leader with experience and knowledge of playing at the highest level.

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"Dara will be a great addition to our squad and we can’t wait to start working with him.”

Featured Image Credit: Twitter @BurnleyOfficial

Topics: Burnley, Premier League, Football, Transfers

Joe Adams
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