TRANSFER LATEST: Burnley set to complete £3.5m double raid on Charlton Athletic

first_img Johann Berg Gudmundsson [left] in action for Iceland against France at Euro 2016 1 Burnley are on the verge of landing Charlton Athletic duo Johann Berg Gudmundsson and Nick Pope.The Premier League new boys have yet to make any major signings this summer.But Sean Dyche has been working hard to bring in fresh blood and the Clarets have now all but completed deals for Gudmundsson and Pope.Gudmundsson, a skilful wide player, has impressed for Charlton since joining the Addicks in 2014 from AZ Alkmaar.He has made 81 appearances for the south London club, scoring 16 goals, and was a key part of the Iceland side which enjoyed a sensational run at Euro 2016, starting every game as they reached the quarter-finals of the competition.Burnley agreed a £2.5m fee with Charlton for the 25-year-old earlier this month and he will finalise the switch this week after returning from holiday.They will also bring in his teammate Pope after agreeing a deal with the League One side late last week for the goalkeeper.The 24-year-old joined Charlton from Bury Town in 2011 and, after various spells on loan, became a first-team regular last season.Pope was among Charlton’s most impressive performers but was unable to prevent their relegation from the Championship.The fee for the shot-stopper is understood to be in the region of £1million.last_img read more