Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Jewell "Door Isn't Shut" To New Bodde Bid

Jewell

Derby County manager Paul Jewell has refused to give up the chase for Ferrie Bodde.

The Rams had withdrawn from the race to sign the Dutch midfield ace stating that the difference in their evaluation of the player was an insurmountable hurdle. This has not cooled their interest in signing the midfielder.

Last week Swansea City were handed a boost with reports that suggested Bodde may retract his transfer request and stay at the club and would be consulting with his representatives whilst back home in Holland.

Bids have been tabled by the Pride Park outfit of £500,000 and £750,000 but both were rejected quickly by the club. In order to fight of any future bids for the highly rated midfielder Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins immediately slapped a £2 million price tag on the former ADO Den Haag player. This has still not stopped Derby from trying to prise Bodde away from The Liberty Stadium.

Jewell believes if club officials in South Wales can be sensible in their evaluation of the player a deal could be reached but with Jenkins and the board at Swansea City entrenched in their asking price Derby are still £1.25 million short of the evaluation.

Jewell Told The BBC:

"The door isn't shut, we would love to sign Bodde and if Swansea can be sensible about a price we could do a deal. Swansea obviously want to keep their best players, but we were disappointed when they made our offer public. It's been going backwards and forwards and there's a lot of work to do yet. We watched Bodde all last season and he was Swansea's best player by a distance."


Existing Season Ticket holders have now got till the 16th June to retain their seats for next season.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:sbrjack
Date:Tuesday June 10 2008
Time: 2:07PM

Comments

0
Unless they give us a very decent offer then how about we shut the door for them. Jewell is playing games now and he needs to **** off. If they want Bodde then offer £2m, its that simple
welshboy78
10/06/2008 23:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Pre-Match Stats & Line-Up: West Ham United vs Swansea City

Pre-match stats and a possible starting line-up as Francesco Guidolin will be forced into changes for Swansea City's game at West Ham United

Rodgers Has 'No Concrete Offers' Yet - 7/4 To Join Celtic

Brendan Rodgers has this week told Sky Sports News that he has no 'concrete offers' yet to get back into managerial work

The Swansea City Walking Wounded - Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Swansea FC and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

At Least 3 First Team Players To Miss Final 2 Games

Swansea City head coach Francesco Guidolin has confirmed that three regular first team players will not feature in the remaining two games of the season

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Vote for your man of the match vs Liverpool
Suggested By:
Fabianski4%
Rangel3%
Williams1%
Amat4%
Taylor1%
Cork66%
Britton3%
Routledge0%
Montero1%
Sigurdsson1%
Ayew16%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 36 22 11 3 77 30
2 Spurs 36 19 13 4 70 39
3 Arsenal 36 19 10 7 67 25
4 Man City 36 19 7 10 64 30
5 Man Utd 35 17 9 9 60 12
6 West Ham 35 15 14 6 59 17
7 Southampton 36 16 9 11 57 14
8 Liverpool 35 15 10 10 55 11
9 Chelsea 35 12 12 11 48 7
10 Stoke 36 13 9 14 48 -14
11 Everton 35 10 14 11 44 6
12 Watford 35 12 8 15 44 -6
13 Swansea 36 11 10 15 43 -13
14 WBA 36 10 11 15 41 -14
15 AFC Bournemouth 36 11 8 17 41 -20
16 Crystal Palace 36 10 9 17 39 -10
17 Newcastle 36 8 9 19 33 -25
18 Sunderland 35 7 11 17 32 -18
19 Norwich 35 8 7 20 31 -26
R Aston Villa 36 3 7 26 16 -45
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W2
2.Vital Swansea City2
3.Andyjack781