Burnley top scorer Lyle Foster has been ruled out for an indefinite period of time because of a recurrence of a mental health issue.

Foster first spoke about suffering with depression in July and has reached out to the club again for support.

South African Foster has scored three goals and had two assists this season.

The club statement was released on behalf of Lyle Foster and his family to share with people an update on Lyle’s illness”.

They also asked people to respect Lyle’s privacy, adding they will not be making any more comment until further notice.

Foster has played eight league and cup games for Vincent Kompany’s side this season, the last of which came in the 3-0 loss at Brentford on 21 October.

He has also played four times for his national side this campaign.


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