Wales keeper Hennessey joins Burnley

Welsh international goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey has joined Burnley on a two-year contract as a free agent after leaving fellow Premier League club Crystal Palace.

Wales keeper Wayne Hennessey in action   -  Reuters

Welsh international goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey has joined Burnley on a two-year contract as a free agent after leaving fellow Premier League club Crystal Palace.

The 34-year-old former Wolverhampton Wanderers keeper, whose deal includes the option of an extra year, will be a back-up to England international Nick Pope.

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Hennessey has played 96 times for Wales, six games behind the country's appearance record holder defender Chris Gunter, and made 181 Premier League appearances for Palace and Wolves.

He was a member of Wales' Euro 2020 squad and is Burnley's second close-season signing after defender Nathan Collins.

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