Aberdeen manager Craig Brown says he remains hopeful Fraser Fyvie will still be at Pittodrie for the start of next season.
The 19-year-old has been widely tipped to leave the club this summer – but with his contract expiring at the end of 2012, Brown is hopeful the youngster will hang around until January.
He told the Daily Record: “We could still have Fyvie here until the end of the year which would not break my heart as he is a very good player.”
Fyvie made 33 appearances for the club last season, scoring two goals in the process.
And despite being linked with English Premier League side Fulham, Brown says no move is imminent.
He added: “No team has contacted us about him yet so there is still a likelihood of Fraser not being away at the start of next season.
“He has made up his mind to go but he may have to wait until there is no transfer fee involved in December.
“There will be a considerable compensation fee for him.”
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