Heaton '“ Greasy ball will cause problems

Clarets skipper Tom Heaton feels the new Premier League ball could cause keepers some problems.

Thursday, 11th August 2016, 12:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 8:25 pm
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Heaton said: “You can sort of see it’s a little bit greasier when it gets wet, which is never great. But I actually prefer it. The European Championship ball was one of the most difficult that I’ve worked with. But it’s your job to keep it out of the net and you find a way to do it.”