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Dutch giants Ajax target surprise Danny Ings deal

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Dutch giants Ajax are interested in signing the Burnley striker Danny Ings at the end of the season in a shock free transfer swoop, according to the Daily Mirror.

Ing's contract is set to expire in May and that situation would be allow the former Bournemouth striker to talk to other clubs in January, a situation which has also attracted the attention of Newcastle United.

Ajax currently sit second in the Eredivisie though and would offer Ings a very different career path, supposedly keen admirers of the striker who has four goals in 13 appearances so far this season.

Overmars is reportedly keen

Ajax Director of Football and former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars is said to think that Ings’ pace and guile will suit their attacking style of play, a philosophy that the club always adheres to when it comes to searching for new signings.

Everton, Southampton and Newcastle have also been linked with a move for the Burnley striker, who has smoothly made the transition up the divisions.

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Can Burnley persuade Ings to stay put?

As Ings is only 22 years of age, Burnley would be entitled to a compensation fee if the striker did sign such a deal.

Burnley would be entitled to receive approximately £3 million if a move was to materialise, but would of course much sooner tie their star striker down to a new deal before that situation arises.

The Turf Moor side, who currently sit 17th in the table, are highly tipped for relegation from the top flight and in that case a move for Ings looks nothing short of inevitable.

For now Ings is focused on helping the Clarets win their fight for survival, but will have to seriously start considering plans for his long-term future when 2015 arrives.

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