'Three clubs tracking Duk' as transfer expert has say on Aberdeen hitman's future - Benfica sell-on clause also revealed

In-form Aberdeen forward Duk is being monitored by a clutch of English clubs, including newly-promoted English Premier League outfit Burnley, according to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano.
Aberdeen's Duk has been in good form for the Dons this season.Aberdeen's Duk has been in good form for the Dons this season.
Aberdeen's Duk has been in good form for the Dons this season.

Cape Verde internationalist Duk has scored 18 goals across all competitions in his maiden season in Scottish football. Signed from Benfica’s B team last season, the 23-year-old has become a major hit with the Dons faithful and is one of the main reasons why Aberdeen are currently sitting third in the cinch Premiership, with his latest goal coming against Ross County in a 1-0 victory on Friday night.

However, his exploits at Pittodrie are catching the eye of other clubs. Burnley, managed by Vincent Kompany, are reported to be interested in him are securing the Sky Bet Championship title earlier this month, while Blackburn Rovers and Hull City are also mooted as potential suitors. The Tigers had a scout in Scotland over the weekend watching matches.

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“Burnley are monitoring Aberdeen striker Duk, wrote Romano, who is widely regarded as one of the most reliable international journalists. “He scored 18 goals performing at excellent levels. Blackburn and Hull City are also tracking him. #transfers. Aberdeen signed Duk from Benfica on 50% deal for free.”

Speaking to Portuguese media, Duk also confirmed that the Lisbon outfit would receive half of any transfer fee. However, he reiterated his happiness at Aberdeen. “I have a contract with Aberdeen for two more seasons, until June 2025,” he said. “Benfica has 50 per cent of my transfer. But right now I'm very happy here. I'm enjoying it a lot and I'm in no rush to leave here. I'm focused on Aberdeen and what I want is to keep scoring goals.”

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