Brentford’s highly-rated midfielder Alan Judge has told his club he plans to stay at Griffin Park for the foreseeable future, according to Get West London.
Championship promotion hunters Burnley are also said to have had a keen interest in Judge.
The Irishman has also stated he will do his best to help Brentford push on to reach the Championship play-offs for the second successive season.
“It has been flattering to be linked with other clubs, but I will be staying at Brentford this month.”
“I enjoy working under the manager and love the support I get from the fans, and hopefully we can all enjoy a good end to the season.”
The 27-year-old arrived at the Bees from fellow Championship side Blackburn Rovers in 2014, after a successful loan spell in which he netted seven times in 22 appearances.
He has gone on to become an essential member of the London club’s squad, establishing a dangerous reputation under the management of Mark Warburton last campaign, as he played a crucial role in Brentford’s surprise season which ended in a playoff semi-final defeat at the hands of Middlesbrough.
The influential winger will be hoping to challenge for a place in Martin O’Neill’s Irish squad for the upcoming European Championships in France, following his recent call up to the Green Army during their qualifying playoff against Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Brentford currently lie in tenth place in the Sky Bet Championship, six points off sixth-placed Sheffield Wednesday.
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