Ings has been linked with a move to Spanish club Real Sociedad, but Dyche has said he’d be surprised if that’s the route his player and his representatives went down.
“I’d be very surprised if that was the path they chose to go down,” said Dyche.
“I think we all know his development needs to continue and that’s the Premier League, the middle of La Liga is no use to a young player.”
The comments will come as music to the ears of Tottenham Hotspur, who were linked with a £5 million move with the forward during the January transfer window by the Daily Mirror.
Ings is out of contract at the end of this season and it’s unclear at the moment whether he’s going to sign a new deal or move onto a new club.
Dyche’s comments suggest that he feels a move to Tottenham would be beneficial for the player if he doesn’t sign a new deal.
Burnley will still harbour hope that he’ll extend his deal at the club and their chances will be improved if they manage to stay in the Premier League.
Spurs are likely to have at least Europa League football looking ahead to next season, with the Champions League still a realistic possibility.
Dyche will be a key figure in the decision Ings makes over his future and Tottenham could definitely benefit if he doesn’t extend his Burnley deal, but wants to stay in the Premier League.