ABERDEEN manager Derek McInnes has confirmed Ryan Jack is leaving Pittodrie – but he is in the dark over his captain’s plans.

McInnes said there had been no word from any club that they were exercising their right to talk to the midfielder ahead of his contract running out in the summer, after reports Rangers had made an official approach.

“Others seem to know more than I do, if what I’m hearing is true, but Ryan has now informed us it’s his intention to move on from Aberdeen,” McInnes said. “He’s informed me of that in the last couple of days.

“But there has been no official approach from any club with regards speaking to Ryan. We’re disappointed but we have prepared ourselves to try and deal with losing some good players and I’m confident we will get good players in.”

Jack is winning his battle to be fit for the William Hill Scottish Cup final against Celtic on May 27 after a groin tear , and could even feature against Partick Thistle tomorrow.