SEAN Dyche is keen to keep Scott Arfield at Turf Moor after revealing the winger was 'sat tight' on a new contract offer.

The 29-year-old's existing deal expires at the end of the season and he is yet to agree fresh terms to extend his stay at the club.

There is an offer on the table for Arfield but he is yet to put pen to paper and West Ham, Crystal Palace and Brighton have all been linked with a move for the Canada international, although Dyche said there has been no contact so far.

Arfield has made 190 appearances for the Clarets since joining on a free transfer and Dyche is keen to keep him at the club.

"We have had talks with him, he's sat tight on an offer. We’ll keep our minds open to what comes next," the Turf boss said.

"I have been (keen to keep him) for a long time. Scott understands and knows the club’s situation.

"He has been a very good player and continues to be. Obviously he has a little injury at the minute but we hope that clears up quickly."

Dyche said there was no deadline for Arfield to decide on the offer, adding: "It’s just a situation we stay in contact with all the players, with their agents and try to have as open lines of communication as we can with all parties.

"Every player has a right to decide what their thoughts are on their contractual situation. That’s football. He has done well for us, and continues to do so. Both parties have to agree. That’s what it comes down to."