Duffy keen on permanent Brewers switch


Birmingham City winger Mark Duffy is keen to make his move to Burton Albion a permanent one, report the Burton Mail.

Duffy has been in fine form since signing for the Brewers, contributing 9 assists and 5 goals in his 31 appearances so far.

The 30 year old has recently seen his loan move extended until the end of the season, and with his contract up in the summer, he is keen to impress in order to earn a permanent deal at the Pirelli Stadium.

“Obviously it’s down to the management staff (to offer me a deal),” said Duffy.

“If we go up, it’d be great. I’ve really enjoyed my time here and it’s been brilliant from the first minute of being here. The lads are the best group of lads, and the hardest-working, that I’ve ever come across in all my time in football.

“You can only do good things with a group like that .If the contract got offered to me, and it was right, I’d definitely sign.”

Duffy has helped Burton climb to the top of the table and they have opened up a 4 point gap to their nearest promotion rivals, Walsall. He was first signed by previous manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, before impressing new gaffer Nigel Clough and retaining his place in the team.

Burton take on local rivals Chesterfield this weekend as they look to extend their leading margin at the top.

Written by Matt Blanchard

Part of the team since 2007, before becoming editor in 2013. Undertaken the role of match summariser during Scunthorpe United live match commentaries for BBC Radio Humberside. Seasonal contributor to football titles FourFourTwo and When Saturday Comes and a finalist at the Football Blogging Awards in 2014.

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