Burnley close in on double signing

BURNLEY boss Owen Coyle is closing in on Newcastle defender David Edgar. (The Sun)The full-back was last night having a medical at Turf Moor, along with Derby ace Tyrone Mears.

BURNLEY boss Owen Coyle is closing in on Newcastle defender David Edgar. (The Sun)

The full-back was last night having a medical at Turf Moor, along with Derby ace Tyrone Mears.

Edgar, 22, made 13 Toon starts and marked his debut with a fine goal against Manchester United.

He also held talks with Birmingham.


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The Rams have accepted a �500,000 offer for right-back Mears, 26, who spent last season on loan at Marseilles.

Meanwhile, former Celtic defender Bobo Balde, 33, also claims he has been offered a deal by Coyle and a trial by Birmingham.

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