Daniel William John Ings (born 23 July 1992) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Southampton and the England national team.
Ings started his career in the youth team of Southampton but was released as a schoolboy.
He subsequently joined AFC Bournemouth, progressing through their youth system, while also spending time at Dorchester Town on loan.
In 2011 Ings joined Burnley with whom he won the 2013–14 Championship Player of the Year, and helped them achieve promotion to the Premier League.
Following Burnley's relegation, and the expiry of his contract with the club, Ings moved to Liverpool in the summer of 2015, but his first season at Anfield was ended after two months due to injury.
His second season with Liverpool was also mired by injury, with Ings only making two League Cup appearances throughout the 2016–17 season.
Ings joined Southampton on loan in August 2018, with his move made permanent on 1 July 2019 following an obligation to buy clause in his contract.
Formerly an under-21 international, Ings made his senior debut for England in October 2015.