Luke Varney leaves Ipswich for Burton Albion

Luke Varney has joined Burton

Luke Varney has joined Burton - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Striker Luke Varney has departed Ipswich Town for Championship rivals Burton Albion.

Varney, 34, has signed an 18-month deal with Nigel Clough’s Albion, who currently sit 21st in the Championship.

The hard-working, industrious striker, affectionately dubbed ‘Reg’, by boss Mick McCarthy scored 5 goals in 47 games during his spell at Portman Road, which started back in February 2015.

His departure will raise hopes among Town fans that a new striker could be on the way, with Town recently linked to both Rotherham’s Danny Ward and Fulham’s Cauley Woodrow.

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