Howe hopeful over Jensen stay

Clarets are keen to keep long-serving Dane at the club

Brian Jensen: Yet to ink in contract extension

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Burnley are hopeful that goalkeeper Brian Jensen will prolong his stay at Turf Moor.

The 37-year-old keeper, who has been with the Clarets for nine years, has yet to put pen to paper on a contract extension.

The Dane made just four appearances last season due to the combination of a groin injury and the excellent form of Lee Grant.

Manager Eddie Howe is keen to keep Jensen at the club, saying: "He has been such a fantastic servant to the football club for such a long time.


"He is still a very good goalkeeper and a big personality. He is someone we have enjoyed working with and we would like to keep him."

Burnley recently sold striker Jay Rodriguez to Southampton for a fee of £7m, but Howe says the club still have to weigh up their options over any further deals.

"Things have dragged on throughout the summer, through no fault of Brian's," Howe told the club's official website.

"It's been a tough one for us because despite the transfer fee we got for Jay, we have to be very careful with the money we spend.

"I know Brian wants to stay and we are desperate for him to stay, so hopefully we can come to an agreement."