Coventry City are already sizing up a permanent swoop for loan star Luke McNally ahead of the summer, reporter Alan Nixon has said on Patreon.
Burnley made an eye-catching swoop for McNally in the summer prior to the start of the season. The defender was a big hit in League One with Oxford United and many were excited to see just how he could fare in the Championship, especially under a former defender in Vincent Kompany.
However, his chances with the Clarets were few and far between, resulting in a winter loan to Coventry City.
Since then though, McNally has pushed on and barely taken a step back. The centre-back has played eight times for the Sky Blues, helping them claim 17 points from a possible 24 since his arrival while keeping five clean sheets as well.
Now, it seems his loan club are already sizing up a more long-term agreement too.
Reporter Nixon has said on his Patreon that Coventry City are keen to strike a deal to bring McNally back from Burnley again in the summer, but this time on a permanent basis.
A logical swoop?
McNally’s form since arriving at Coventry City has been fantastic. He’s shown just why he was brought to Burnley as a top player for the future in the summer but after struggling to get into the team at Turf Moor, it remains to be seen just what stance Kompany and co take on his long-term future.
He’s proven that he’s more than capable of impressing at this level and given Coventry’s track record of bringing in players and turning them into high value talents, it wouldn’t be a surprise if McNally followed in the same footsteps.
It awaits to be seen if a deal is there to be done though. Burnley will surely have been impressed by his loan displays but Coventry could look to test their resolve over the coming months.