Derek McInnes believes Aberdeen midfielder Lewis Ferguson is ‘keen to try something new’ amid interest from Watford – but his commitment isn’t in question.

Watford had a bid for the Aberdeen midfielder rejected this summer, Ferguson handing in a transfer request off the back of it. Aberdeen rejected the request but his form has not dipped, scoring a double in Thursday’s fantastic 5-1 Europa Conference League second qualifying round first leg victory against BK Häcken.

Lewis Ferguson shone amid Watford interest.
Lewis Ferguson shone amid Watford interest. (Photo by Scott Baxter/Getty Images)

Ferguson’s former manager McInnes reckons the likes of Watford have Ferguson wanting something new, but in the meantime, he’ll continue to thrive (DM): “It was good to see such a spread of goals but I thought Lewis Ferguson was pivotal, man of the match.

“Fergie has always been a very good finisher and having Scott Brown tucked in behind will only allow him to go and cause even more damage.

“He is destined to play at a higher level because he can do everything. It’s clear that Lewis is still keen to try something new but no one watching him on Thursday could question his commitment.”

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