Date: 24th June 2010 at 3:35am
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Vital understands that Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Lee Grant is a target for Championship side Burnley.

The Clarets, managed by former Wednesday manager Brian Laws, were always going to be linked with some Owls players over the summer, but following the expected capture of United’s Billy Sharp today, the Lancashire outfit are hoping to secure Grant too.

Burnley look like strong contenders to challenge for promotion next season, but one area they are lacking is in goal. Stalwart Brian Jensen was at fault for a lot of the goals conceeded last term and this perhaps resulted in them losing their Premier League status.

Laws brought Grant to S6, and is obviously an admirer. With parachute payments to spare, Wednesday couldn’t realistically fend off a substantial bid from over the Peninnes, and although Grant is highly-rated by Alan Irvine, the club are believed to be willing to listen to offers.

As ever, Vital will keep you up to date on any comings and goings at Hillsborough over the summer.