Dyche comments on Arfield amid Rangers, West Ham speculation

A general view of Ibrox Stadium is seen ahead of the EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Scotland and Georgia at Ibrox Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Graeme Murty’s Glasgow Rangers reportedly want to bring Scott Arfield to Ibrox, and West Ham United are linked as well.

Scott Arfield of Burnley is tackled during the Premier League match between Burnley and Tottenham Hotspur at Turf Moor on December 23, 2017 in Burnley, England.

Rangers have been linked with a move for Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield in the January transfer window.

According to The Mirror (Transfer live blog, 15:28, Thursday, January 11, 2018), Graeme Murty's Rangers are interested in signing Arfield this month.


The 29-year-old Canada international midfielder knows Scottish football pretty well, having started his professional club football career at Falkirk.

Rangers have been quite busy in the January transfer window, and have signed Jacob Murphy and Sean Goss on loan from Brighton and Hove Albion and Queens Park Rangers respectively.

Arfield is a very good midfielder who has proved himself in the Championship and in the Premier League in England.

Scott Arfield of Burnley puts pressure on Leighton Baines of Everton during the Premier League match between Everton and Burnley at Goodison Park on October 1, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

The former Huddersfield Town midfielder has also been linked with three clubs in the English top flight.

According to Sky Sports, Brighton, Crystal Palace and West Ham United all are interested in securing the services of Arfield this month.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche, though, has stated that he does not want to lose Arfield in the January transfer window.

Sean Dyche manager of Burnley gestures during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Burnley at Stamford Bridge on August 12, 2017 in London, England.

Dyche told Sky Sports: “We've had talks with him. He's sat tight on an offer so we'll keep open minds, as will he I hope, to what comes next.

"I have been [keen for him to stay] for a long time. Scott knows where it all stands, he knows the club's situation and he's been a very good player for us and continues to be.”

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