Skysports.com understands MK Dons are in talks with Sam Baldock over a new deal.
Baldock's current contract expires at the end of the season and MK Dons are keen to tie him down to a long-term deal.
The 20-year-old has come through the ranks at MK Dons and Paul Ince is determined to secure his future to ward off potential suitors.
Baldock, who has scored seven goals so far this season, is highly-regarded at the League One club and is tipped for a big future in the game.
Talks are believed to be at advanced stage with the club hoping to agree a three-and-a-half year deal with Baldock.