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Last Updated: Friday, 16 July, 2004, 16:37 GMT 17:37 UK
Brentford sign Burton
Jamaican international Deon Burton
Brentford hope Burton will bring them goals
Jamaican international Deon Burton has been unveiled as Brentford boss Martin Allen's seventh signing of the summer.

The 27-year-old striker will officially join the Bees on 1 August, and said he was confident he could do a good job for them in League One.

"I want to kick-start my career again and get some goals and help us up the League," Burton said.

"I know my ability, I know I can score. Hopefully that will be proven once the season starts."

Burton, who was released by Portsmouth this summer will sign a one-year deal at Griffin Park, and Allen told BBC London 94.9: "I think he's a good player.

"He's been around the Premiership for a few years and hopefully he's going to do well for us.

"He needs a fresh start, a kick up the backside and he needs to start playing some matches.

"We'll soon see how hungry he is to get back there."






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