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Burnley sign Chris Wood from Leeds for club-record fee

Chris Wood has joined Burnley for a club record fee. Credit: PA

Burnley have signed striker Chris Wood from Leeds for a club-record fee, the Premier League club have announced.

The striker joins the club on a four-year deal for a fee thought to be in the region £15million, with striker Andre Gray having left for Watford earlier in the transfer window.

“My ambition has been to play in the Premier League for years,” Wood told Burnley's website.

“I’ve had tastes of being in there but I’ve never had the chance to give it a proper bash.

“Coming here I feel I’ve got a proper opportunity to do that. I’ve never started a Premier League game and this what I want to do."

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Huddersfield and Leeds charged by the FA

The two teams clashed towards the end of the match. Credit: PA

Huddersfield and Leeds have both been charged by the Football Association following the ugly scenes that marred their Championship fixture at the weekend.

Huddersfield manager David Wagner and Leeds boss Garry Monk have also been charged for improper conduct following the incident in the 89th minute.

A statement on the FA website read:

Huddersfield Town and Leeds United have been charged following their game on 5 February 2017.

It is alleged that in or around the 89th minute of the fixture, the two clubs failed to ensure their players and/or officials conducted themselves in an orderly fashion and/or refrained from provocative behaviour, contrary to FA Rule E20(a).

Both managers have also been charged in relation to the same game.

Huddersfield’s David Wagner is subject to two alleged breaches of FA Rule E3 in that in or around the 89th minute, his behaviour in entering the field of play amounted to improper conduct. It is further alleged his behaviour upon his return to the vicinity of the technical area amounted to improper conduct.

It is alleged that Leeds’ Garry Monk breached FA Rule E3 in that in or around the 89th minute, his behaviour amounted to improper conduct.

All parties have until 6pm on 10 February 2017 to respond to the charges

– FA statement

Liverpool to host Leeds in EFL Cup quarter-finals

Liverpool will host Leeds after knocking Spurs out at Anfield. Credit: Reuters

Liverpool will host Leeds in the EFL Cup quarter-finals when the two teams meet for the first time since a League Cup match in 2010.

West Ham's reward for dumping Chelsea out at the London Stadium is a trip to Old Trafford after Man United's narrow victory over Man City.

Newcastle will fancy their chances against Premier League strugglers Hull after thrashing Preston, while Arsenal face a tricky home tie against Southampton.

EFL Cup quarter-final draw:

  • Liverpool v Leeds
  • Man United v West Ham
  • Hull v Newcastle
  • Arsenal v Southampton
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