Vincent Kompany retains Burnley's faith despite the Clarets worst start in 52 years... after picking up four points from 10 matches on their Premier League return

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By Jack Gaughan for MailOnline

Published: 20:59 EDT, 31 October 2023 | Updated: 21:01 EDT, 31 October 2023

Vincent Kompany retains nan unwavering backing of Burnley's committee arsenic they conflict nan club's worst commencement to a play successful 52 years.

The Clarets, who recreation to Everton in nan Carabao Cup 4th round, person picked up conscionable 4 points from their opening 10 matches, Saturday's 2-1 reverse at Bournemouth an eighth conclusion of their return to nan Premier League.

They only had less points (three) successful 1970-71, erstwhile they were relegated from nan apical flight. It leaves them conscionable supra rock-bottom Sheffield United, besides promoted from nan Championship past year, pinch an uphill conflict to stave disconnected relegation consecutive backmost to nan 2nd tier.

While Blades leader Paul Heckingbottom's early remains precarious, pinch Chris Wilder keen to return backmost nan reins astatine Bramall Lane, Burnley sources person told Mail Sport that Kompany is safe.

Chairman Alan Pace, nan caput of owners ALK Capital, afforded Kompany much than £100million reshaping a squad heavy reliant connected indebtedness deals that won nan Championship pinch 101 points.

Vincent Kompany retains nan Burnley's support contempt a woeful commencement to nan season

Chairman Alan Pace invested heavy successful nan summertime but expects it to return clip to gel nan squad

Burnley suffered their eighth Premier League conclusion of nan play against Bournemouth 

There is an knowing that nan 15 caller imperishable signings - only 2 of whom, Jordan Beyer and Michael Obafemi, had been connected indebtedness astatine Turf Moor past word - required clip to gel.

Kompany went done a sticky spot during his first mates of months arsenic manager, erstwhile replacing Sean Dyche arsenic boss, earlier turning their fortunes around.

But nan Belgian realises that he needs results quickly successful an unforgiving division, pinch 4 immense games successful nan adjacent 5 that could style their play aft Wednesday's conflict pinch Dyche's Everton.

Burnley big Crystal Palace and West Ham either broadside of a travel to Arsenal and nan November world break earlier facing Sheffield United astatine home. Wolves distant follows that and Kompany will request to a group of results from those.

The 37-year-old was unusually distressed astatine nan officiating against Bournemouth, incensed that VAR did not cheque a precocious handball by Chris Mepham successful nan location container arsenic Burnley went successful hunt of a melodramatic equaliser.

The PGMOL person already apologised to Kompany this play for decisions that went against them during a tie astatine Nottingham Forest past month.


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