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Robins want Ritchie stay

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Swindon Town remain adamant that star winger Matt Ritchie is not for sale this January amidst growing rumours the player could depart for pastures new.

According to recent reports, the 22-year-old is being closely monitored by Championship suitors Ipswich Town.

Robins fans may have been alarmed at a potential Ritchie sale yesterday as they agreed a deal for fellow midfielder Luke Rooney from Gillingham, but Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio doesn't want to part with his man.

Di Canio said: "I told him (Ritchie) to forget about going somewhere, we want to keep him and bring in other players".

Ritchie has forged a good reputation for scoring goals from the flanks and is Swindon's top scorer with eight league strikes this term.

The former Portsmouth man has an impressive tally of 17 goals for Swindon in total, since his two loan spells at the County Ground were made permanent in 2011.

If the Wiltshire side are to return to England's third tier this campaign, retaining Ritchie must be paramount in the mind of Di Canio.

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