Foster says playing in England is a dream after joining Burnley

Lyle Foster has admitted that it felt unreal when he obtained a name that English Championship facet Burnley FC had been eager on signing him.

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The Bafana Bafana striker says he’s completely satisfied to have joined the membership as a result of it’s a childhood dream for him to be enjoying in England.

Forster, who’s a former Orlando Pirates participant, was unveiled as the brand new Burnley signing by coach Vincent Kompany, with the striker making a transfer from KVC Westerlo in Belgium for a reported charge of €7 million (round R131 million).

The previous Pirates growth striker’s worldwide profession began at Monaco in France in 2019 from and since then, he has by no means regarded again.

“I’m completely satisfied to be right here, and I really feel blessed and grateful for the chance, I can’t wait to get began,” the 22-years old-striker advised Burnley media.

“To be trustworthy, I used to be a really shocked. I used to be on a vacation on the time, my agent rang me and advised me that there have been pursuits from Burnley. From that second, my coronary heart and all the things was set on the membership and I used to be simply counting the times to get right here. I’m simply so completely satisfied to be right here.

“I got here by the ranks of Orlando Pirates, I used to be there for fairly a while and I cherished my years there. Then I went to Monaco, just a little stint in Belgium, Portugal after which again to Belgium.

“The English soccer basically is the league that all of us observe. So, once I was a child rising up it was all the time a dream to come back to England. Like I mentioned once I obtained a name that Burnley needed me, it felt a bit unreal. It’s a childhood dream for me.”

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Foster joins Burnley with the staff at the moment on high of the English Championship desk with 62 factors after 28 video games, 5 factors forward of second positioned Sheffield United and they’re favourites to get promoted to the English Premier League subsequent season.