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Clarets sign Hines from Hammers
Published : 18 Aug 2011 19:16:00
urnley have signed West Ham striker Zavon Hines on a two-year deal, with a compensation fee set to be decided by a tribunal. The 22-year-old rejected the offer of a new contract from the Hammers to make the switch to Turf Moor, where he joins former Bournemouth frontman Danny Ings as a new recruit. "I need a fresh start and I am looking forward to playing for Burnley. It's all about me playing football now," said Hines. "Burnley seems like a good club to me so it wasn't really hard to decide to come here. "I'm not a person who talks too much. I prefer to do it on the pitch, but I think I can do a lot in the Championship for Burnley." Hines, a loan target for Clarets boss Eddie Howe last season, made 31 appearances for the Irons after coming through the youth system at Upton Park.