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The Burnley striker was close to joining the promoted Tigers only for a failed medical see the deal collapse, but the 24-year-old is determined to reach the top flight soon

Burnley striker Charlie Austin is still hoping for a move to the Premier League after seeing his transfer to Hull City collapse.
 
The Englishman missed out on a transfer to the KC Stadium after a knee problem saw him fail his medical.
 
But Austin remains upbeat and is confident that he will play in the top tier of English football at some stage in his career.
 
"I thought I was going to the Premier League and that's where I wanted to be," he told the Burnley Express. "Obviously that's fallen through so hopefully I'll get the chance, whether it be with Burnley or someone else.

"I'm a professional athlete and I've got to try to get over the disappointment of what happened. I've got a job to do here. I've got to work hard and get myself right for the season.
 
"I want to get onto the pitch and play as many pre-season games and train as many days as I can. I was disappointed at the move not going through. Obviously I wanted to play in the Premier League but I'm back here now at Burnley and I've got work to do.
 
"I realised that I'm a professional footballer and I need a pre-season behind me and I need to get fit and prepare for the new season. I've not left Burnley Football Club yet."

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