Former Derby County transfer target Lyndon Dykes has been linked with a move to Burnley, West Bromwich Albion and Fulham after a terrific campaign, TEAMtalk report.

Dykes impressed up in Scotland with Livingston during the 2019-20 campaign.

The Australian-born striker prompted heavy interest, with TEAMtalk claiming Derby and Blackburn Rovers were among the clubs to send scouts to watch him in action.

The BBC later claimed Barnsley had a £1 million bid for him turned down, before fellow Championship side Queens Park Rangers won the race for his signature last summer.

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QPR signed him in a deal worth up to £2 million (West London Sport).

But 12 months on, the Hoops could now be set to make a hefty profit on him as Premier League trio Burnley, Fulham and West Brom are eyeing up a summer deal.

Dykes has 12 goals and three assists in 34 Championship starts this season.

His impressive form has seen QPR rise up the table following a superb run of form since the turn of the New Year, while he is now a Scotland international regular.

 

Dykes follows both Serdar Dursun and Kieffer Moore as strikers Derby will regret missing out on as the three of them have scored a combined 53 goals this season.

The Rams, meanwhile, are the lowest scorers in the Championship this term.

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Former manager Phillip Cocu wanted to retain Chris Martin, but his departure left a big void last summer and the club simply failed to replace him culminating in a disastrous campaign.

Amid the striker targets Cocu wanted to bring to Derby and how well they have performed this season, it’s arguably missing out on them cost the Dutchman his job.

Derby simply can’t afford to be as passive again this summer.

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