Burnley defender Leon Cort makes Charlton Athletic move

Leon Cort
Cort spent much of last season on loan at Preston

Charlton Athletic have completed the signing of Burnley centre-half Leon Cort on a season-long loan.

The 31-year-old, who joined the Clarets in a £1.5m deal from Stoke in January 2010, is Addicks boss Chris Powell's 17th signing this summer.

Cort told the Charlton club website:external-link "It's a fantastic move for me. Charlton are a massive club.

"When I found out they were interested in me, I was interested straight away. It's a club with real ambition."

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