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Dyche hopes Defour patience is rewarded

4 Nov 2016
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Burnley midfielder set to return against Crystal Palace after extra time to recover from injury

Burnley v Crystal Palace

Sean Dyche hopes the delayed return of Steven Defour will pay off when Burnley host Crystal Palace on Saturday. 

Defour has been a key presence in Burnley's midfield but missed last week's draw with Manchester United to recover from a hamstring injury.

"A player's urge is to play, particularly in games like that," said Dyche.

"We had to make a judgement call with the medical team here and we decided it wasn't the right thing to do."

Alan Pardew has hailed the work of Dyche.

"He has done a super job at Burnley, two promotions at that football club tells its own story and he is a young manager who has done it the right way," the Palace manager told cpfc.co.uk

See: Dyche: Our mindset is the same | Pardew on big fixture ahead

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