New Target Charlie Austin Banging Them In For Burnley

Arsenal are honing in on Burnley’s goalscoring machine Charlie Austin to bolster their frontline. Here’s a look at Austin doing the business in the Championship.
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He's Europe's top goalscorer this year and Arsenal currently lead the pack of Premier League teams targeting Burnley's 23-year-old Charlie Austin. In only his second year at Burnley, he's passed the 20 goal mark already this season, and over the past five weeks has had the scouts drooling from Newcastle, Liverpool, Reading, Aston Villa and Everton.

His remarkable transition to prominence has seen him rise from  Poole Town in Southern League Division One only three years ago (scoring 48 goals in 42 games), via Swindon Town (31 goals in 54 games) up to Burnley, where his goalscoring rate didn't drop one iota, with 33 goals in just 59 appearances. A move to Arsenal would see a dramatic rise from barely-non-league to Premier League in 4 seasons.

Here's a vid of the prolific striker smashing them in for Burnley...

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