Aberdeen have rejected a written transfer request from midfielder Lewis Ferguson and say they have declined an offer for the player from an unnamed English Premier League team.
The transfer bid was described by the club as “insulting” and Aberdeen say it was immediately rejected.
A club statement read: “Aberdeen Football Club is greatly disappointed to have received a written transfer request from midfielder Lewis Ferguson today.
“This request, made after the club dismissed what can only be described as an insulting offer from an English Premier League club for one of Scotland’s most talented young midfield players, was rejected immediately.
“The club holds Lewis in the highest regard. Having made a significant investment to both acquire and develop Lewis, he has a bright future ahead of him as an integral part of Stephen Glass’s squad.
“No further comment will be made on this matter.”
Ferguson was signed from Hamilton Accies in the summer of 2018 and has gone on to establish himself as a key player for the Dons. The midfielder was votes as Scottish Football Writers’ young player of the year in 2020 and has eight Scotland Under-21 caps.