Burnley have slapped a £7 million price-tag on in-form striker Danny Ings, the Daily Mail claims.

The England U21 international, who has 11 goals this season, has courted mass interest in his services following a great start to the season.

Burnley, who lost star-man Charlie Austin in the summer for £4 million, are desperately hoping to retain Ings, and will only let go of him for big money.

Celtic and Liverpool are rumoured to be battling for Ings, and as the World Cup nears, the former Bournemouth man may be tempted to move on, in an attempt to increase his chances of alerting Roy Hodgson.

Neil Lennon has recently sent scouts to watch over Ings as he looks to bolster his attacking options.

Dyche has also expressed his intent to sign back-up options for Ings and Sam Vokes, which may be a sign that Ings isn't a certainty to stay at Burnley:

"We'll be looking again in January because we know what we need and hopefully we can look to reinforce.

We know what we've got, we know the squad we're working with and we know the challenges of having the numbers we've got."

As January nears and the speculation over his career increases, Burnley supporters may have a shred of fear in their mind that their star player is on his way out, and with that, decreases the chance of promotion.

Getting two in two for England U21s has increased his stock, and Dyche may take the money and run, and create another gem with the profits raised.

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