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Burnley Keep Tabs on Atalanta’s Defender of Nigerian Descent, Aiwu

<strong>Burnley Keep Tabs on Atalanta&#8217;s Defender of Nigerian Descent, Aiwu</strong>

Premier League-bound Burnley are reportedly keeping tabs on former Austria U21 international of Nigerian descent Emanuel Aiwu. 

With eight games to go, the team coached by Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany are all but guaranteed promotion to the English top-flight as they sit seventeen points ahead of third-placed Middlesbrough.

Ahead of their return to the Premier League, Burnley are logically in the market for defenders as three of their players Taylor Harwood-Bellis, Ian Maatsen and Jordan Beyer have been loaned in from Manchester City, Chelsea and  Borussia Mönchengladbach respectively.  

According to Italian transfer market guru Fabrizio Romano, the Clarets posted 

scouts to monitor central defender Aiwu during Cremonese’s 3-1 loss to Atalanta yesterday. 

Wearing the number 4 at the back of his jersey, Aiwu was on parade at the Stadio Giovanni Zini (Cremona) for the entirety of the game.

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