Burnley sign Middlesbrough centre-back Ben Gibson for joint club record fee
Burnley have completed their first signing of the transfer window, bringing in defender Ben Gibson from Middlesbrough.
Gibson, 25, agreed a four-year-deal at Turf Moor after Burnley paid a joint club record fee, reported to be £15 million, for the centre-back.
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BREAKING: Clarets complete Ben Gibson signinghttps://t.co/mMpvMlm4YF— Burnley FC (@BurnleyOfficial) August 5, 2018
The former England under-21 international came through the youth ranks at Middlesbrough and made his senior debut as a substitute in April 2011.
He earned a first call-up to the full England squad for a World Cup qualifier in March 2017 and reached the Championship playoff semifinals with Boro last season