Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Newcastle and Sunderland all want Burnley’s Danny Ings

Posted by - September 19, 2013 - Aston Villa, Championship, Crystal Palace, Newcastle United, Sunderland, Transfer News and Gossip

Burnley are bracing themselves for January transfer bids for star striker Danny Ings.

Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Newcastle and Sunderland are reported to be among a host of Premier League clubs looking very closely at the Championship forward.

The 21-year-old has seven goals in nine games so far this season as Sean Dyche’s side find themselves fourth in the league.

Now the Clarets are expected at bids from top-flight clubs when the transfer window re-opens.

They rate Ings, signed from Bournemouth for £1m in 2011, at £7m and hope that will keep his suitors at bay.

Having have already lost strikers Jay Rodriguez (sold to Southampton for £7m) and Charlie Austin (sold to QPR for £4m) in the last 15 months, the Clarets would like to keep Ings at Turf Moor.