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Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday are among the clubs interested in signing Luke Jephcott in the summer of 2021, according to The Sun.

It has been reported that Stoke City are also keen on the Plymouth Argyle forward.

The Potters sent Alex Aldridge to watch the 21-year-old in action last week, according to the report, which has added Championship rivals Derby and Wednesday scouted him as well.

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Rising star

Jephcott has been on the books of Plymouth since 2014 and is starting to establish himself as a key player in the team.

The Wales Under-21 international had a loan spell at Truro City in the first half of last season and has taken his game to another level since.

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According to WhoScored, the 21-year-old has made 21 starts and three substitute appearances in League One for Plymouth so far this season, scoring 16 goals in the process.

The Welsh youngster has also scored two goals in four FA Cup ties this campaign, according to WhoScored.

Plymouth are ninth in the League One table at the moment with 41 points from 28 matches, just three points off the playoffs.