Sam Vokes set to sign new and improved contract with Burnley as reward for a fine start to the season
- Burnley move to secure Sam Vokes’ future after good start to the new season
- Vokes, 29, has scored 61 goals in 246 appearances during his stay at Turf Moor
- The new contract should keep the Welshman at Burnley until June 2021
Sam Vokes is close to signing a new three-year contract at Burnley.
The Wales striker is in advanced talks over improved terms and negotiations are expected to be completed soon.
Vokes has established himself as a firm favourite of manager Sean Dyche since moving to Turf Moor in 2012, making nearly 250 appearances and scoring 61 goals.
Sam Vokes is set to sign a new three-year contract with Burnley as a reward for his fine form
The 29-year-old has scored twice in his last three Premier League games and Burnley have moved to secure his future until 2021.
He has also been a mainstay with the Welsh national team across several different managers and boasts 11 goals in 60 caps.
Vokes will be looking to continue his fine goal-scoring form against Chelsea this weekend and he admitted the Clarets will out to frustrate Maurizio Sarri’s in-form side.
He said: ‘I’m sure they’ll be looking at coming here with confidence after their start to the season so for us it’s about frustrating them, getting into them and making it a game for ourselves.’
The Welshman has provided a significant threat up front for the Clarets so far this season
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