Ipswich Town fans want Kundai Benyu to stay with Blues

Kundai Benyu, right, in action for Town under 21s. Picture: ARCHANT

Kundai Benyu, right, in action for Town under 21s. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

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.

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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.

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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.

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