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Ince in no hurry for Blackpool departure

Created on 17 Nov., 2012 3:58 PM GMT

Blackpool winger Tom Ince has told Manchester United and Liverpool that he is in no rush to leave Bloomfield Road.

The England under-21 international has been chased by a host of Premier League sides, including Liverpool and United, after impressing for Blackpool in the Championship.

The 20-year-old, son of former England international Paul Ince, has scored nine times already this season.

However, Ince has distanced himself from a move to the top-flight.

"I wouldn't be where I am if it wasn't for Blackpool. I've been given the chance to play week in, week out at a very high level," he told The Sun.

"It is flattering to have all that interest. It shows you are playing good football and are in good form but my focus is on playing for Blackpool."

Ince was a part of the Liverpool youth team before being allowed to leave Anfield for free last summer after failing to make the cut. exclusively revealed that Manchester United are lining up a five-million-pound January swoop for the 20-year-old.

Blackpool rejected a four-million-pound bid from Swansea City for the attacking midfielder in August.

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