Will Grigg may be on fire but the latest player linked with a move to the Latics has a scorching name of his own, former Fulham and Darlington defender, Dan Burn.
At 6′ 7 the 24 year old is a towering centre back, he made 34 appearances for the Cottagers last season picking up 9 bookings along the way. He joined Fulham from Darlington in July 2011 and made six Premier League starts, but the vast majority of his 113 league appearances have been at Championship level both at Fulham and whilst out on loan at Birmingham City back in 2013/14 season, he faced the Latics at the DW Stadium in Birmingham’s goalless draw on Boxing Day 2013, plus twice in the Championship with Fulham in the 2014/15 season, both those games ended in draws too, 3-3 at the DW and 2-2 at Craven Cottage.
Burn has been released by Fulham following the expiration of his contract and he is a free agent, he turned 24 in May and has been linked with a move to the Latics via a couple of media outlets, he is a player that would attract our recruitment team, he is young, experienced and renowned as having two good feet and obviously a presence in the air. He will have been schooled well at Fulham and should suit the Gary Caldwell style of play.
Don’t be surprised if we announce signing number three within the next few days, Dan Burn could well add fuel to Will Grigg’s fire making us too hot to handle this coming season.
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