In Focus: Assist king Tresor ready to solve Clarets' creativity problem
Burnley are hoping Mike Tresor will be the man to kick-start their season.
The 24-year-old attacker, capable of playing on the left flank or in a more central position, joined the Clarets on loan from Belgian side Genk on deadline day.
After a sensational season in the Pro League, Tresor looks more than capable of making the step up to the Premier League.
Ahead of tonight's trip to Nottingham Forest, we take a look at what the new signing could bring to Vincent Kompany's team.
The standout feature of Tresor's game is his productivity — he registered a remarkable 21 assists from 34 appearances in the Pro League last term.
An excellent crosser of the ball with a deadly delivery from set-pieces, the Belgium international should add real creativity to Burnley.
Aside from his technical excellence and his impressive vision, Tresor also possesses a powerful shot, scoring eight goals last season.
A Premier League move is another step forward for Tresor, who impressed in the Eredivisie with Willem II before his move to Genk.
He said: "I'm feeling happy, really happy to be here finally.
"The project and of course the vision of the coach here — I had a long discussion with the coach so that convinced me at the end as well to make the decision."
Burnley will hope Tresor inspires some improvement after a difficult start following their return to the top flight.
Ahead of this gameweek, Kompany's side were bottom of the table without a point from their first three matches, having scored just three goals and conceded 11.
Only Sheffield United (two) had created fewer big chances than Burnley (three) and the Clarets ranked 20th in the division for total shots (31).
The addition of Tresor should help them unlock defences more easily and give opposition defenders plenty to think about.
The former Anderlecht youth prospect has described himself as a selfless player, with his focus on providing for his team-mates rather than seeking out the limelight.
He said: "I have always had this altruistic nature, this vision of the game, to serve my team-mates. And from year to year, it seems to get better.
"Playing as a left winger but still having this freedom to come inside and ask for the ball, that's where I can bring the most to the team."
Back in June, Tresor was asked about a potential move to Turf Moor amid speculation surrounding his future at Genk.
He said: "I have learned that he [Kompany] appreciates my qualities. Of course, that is nice to hear.
"He plays with Burnley with a certain philosophy in which I would feel good. For me, playing style has always been important when choosing a club."
With the deal now done, both player and club will hope it is a good match.
After a tough start, including games against champions Manchester City, Aston Villa and Tottenham, the Clarets are likely to be involved in tighter, more competitive contests.
Tresor, who could feature against Forest, might be the match-winner Burnley need.