Burnley manager Sean Dyche is keen not to put a figure on the length of time his captain Tom Heaton will be out of action. Instead, the Clarets boss is looking for an additional goalkeeper to allow Heaton time to recover from his dislocated shoulder and Anders Lindegaard looks favourite to fill that void.
Pope impressed but Heaton will not be rushed
Heaton fell badly in the first half of Burnley’s win against Crystal Palace and was replaced by Nick Pope who impressed Dyche with his clean sheet. The manager explained, "he delivered a very, very good performance in a tough game, an awkward game for us. He's got a chance to continue and show what he can do. That's a great opportunity for him."
Yet Dyche has suggested focus needs to be placed on Heaton’s recovery rather than the length of time it will take, which is expected to be in excess...