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Town fans would rather see Knudsen sold than offered new deal

05 December, 2018 - 16:45
Jonas Knudsen is out of contract next summer - so should Ipswich Town sell him in January or offer him a new deal? Picture: PAGEPIX LTD

Jonas Knudsen is out of contract next summer - so should Ipswich Town sell him in January or offer him a new deal? Picture: PAGEPIX LTD

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Ipswich Town fans overwhelmingly want to see left back Jonas Knudsen moved on rather than be offered a new deal, according to the results of our poll.

With the Danish international’s future at the club looking uncertain, we asked yesterday whether fans would rather sell him, or – as boss Paul Lambert recently recommended to owner Marcus Evans – give him a new deal.

And of the almost 750 votes cast, 71% say sell Knudsen, rather than secure him for the longer term.

The 26-year-old, who is out of contract in the summer, sparked rumours of a move away recently when he revealed he’d be interested in testing the market in January, given there had been no movement from Town on a new deal. He admitted that Middlesbrough and Stoke has both been in contact in the summer.

MORE: Knudsen will ‘give everything’ for Town

And then yesterday Danish newspaper BT Sport’s podcast revealed that the Danish Superliga top two, FC Copenhagen and FC Midtylland, are both considering a swoop for the international.

The former are said to have already made contact with Kundsen’s agent, but would need to move a player on first before committing to a bid for Knudsen.

New boss Lambert revealed last month that he’s recommended to owner Marcus Evans that Knudsen be offered a new deal, and the player himself said last week that he’s happy at Town and will give his all for the club.

MORE: Lambert wants a new deal for Jonas

Knudsen joined the Blues from his local side Esbjerg fB in the summer of 2015 for a fee of £300,000. He has made 144 starts and two sub appearances, scoring four times.

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