‘I don’t know where that one has come from’: Burnley manager Sean Dyche shuts down talk of Jay Rodriguez joining Inter Milan, admitting it is one of the strangest rumours he has heard in his career
- Reports emerged linking Jay Rodriguez with shock January move to Inter Milan
- Sean Dyche suggested he had no idea where the rumour had come from
- Burnley manager branded it one of the strangest rumours he has heard
- Antonio Conte is keen to boost Inter’s attacking options in January window
Sean Dyche has quashed talk of Jay Rodriguez making a shock move to Inter Milan, branding it one of the strangest he has heard.
But manager Dyche was quick to shut down those rumours and suggest that Rodriguez, who only joined Burnley for £10million in the summer, would be staying put.
Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez is a surprise target for Serie A high-fliers Inter Milan in January
‘I’ve heard from strange ones in my time here and that’s in the top five,’ said Dyche when asked if the one-time England international would be joining the Serie A high-fliers.
‘He’s only just joined us for one and I don’t know where that one has come from.’
Rodriguez is yet to start a game for Burnley in the Premier League this season but scored his first league goal for the club off the bench in the Clarets’ 2-2 draw with Aston Villa on Saturday.
Inter Milan, who are flying high at the top of Serie A, recruited from the Premier League to bolster their attacking options this summer, bringing in £73million striker Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez on loan from Manchester United.
Lukaku has started well in Serie A, netting three times in seven games so far but it is believed manager Antonio Conte wants another forward to take some of the scoring burden off the Belgian.
Sean Dyche branded the claim Rodriguez may join Inter as one of the strangest he has heard