Ipswich Town fans want Kundai Benyu to stay with Blues
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Ipswich Town fans don’t want to see talented young midfielder Kundai Benyu leave the club.
That’s according to a poll we ran on our websites earlier, after the news that the hotly-touted youngster is on the verge of sealing a move to Scottish giants Celtic.
69% of voters said they’d be disappointed if Benyu, 19, once of the hottest properties in the Town academy, left Portman Road for pastures new.
Talks over a new deal between the teenager and the Blues have broken down and any move will see Town receive compensation, given the player is under 24.
Town have the option of activating a 12-month extension clause in his current contract, but the two parties now seem set to go their separate ways.
Benyu spent time on-loan at Aldershot last season, helping the Hampshire side reach the National League play-offs, but the youngster has yet to make his debut for Town’s first team.