Burnley are currently seeking UEFA’s permission to sign a new goalkeeper.Sean Dyche has revealed that the club have applied for special dispensation to enlist a new stopper ahead of their Europa League second leg tie against Aberdeen on Thursday. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Pope left the field in the first half of the first leg Nick Pope was substituted early on in the 1-1 first leg draw last week and has since undergone shoulder surgery which rules him out for months.The club’s second choice, Tom Heaton, will also not be ready to return by Thursday.This leaves Burnley with two remaining options: Adam Legzdins – who has not made an appearance for more than a year – or Anders Lindegaard – who replaced Pope in the first leg, but that was his first match since 2016.As a result, they are looking to recruit a new face for the game at short notice. Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Latest Burnley News ANALYSIS smart causal What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas 1 possible standings Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won gameday cracker Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January REVEALED REVEALED shining BIG PRESENTS UP TOP How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures revealed The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 targets Alternative Premier League table based on expected goals – lucky Spurs? Regarding Pope’s surgery, Dyche revealed: “So far it’s pleasing news in the sense the specialist was happy.”It is as yet unknown specifically how long the Englishman will be out of action.
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