Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Jenkins: Trying Every Angle To Ensure Bodde Stay

Jenkins: Trying Every Angle To Ensure Bodde Stay

Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins is in no rush to give Derby County an answer regarding their third bid for midfielder Ferrie Bodde.

Yesterday the Pride Park outfit lodged a new bid to lure the highly influential player to Derby. In a deal worth up to the full evaluation of £2 million reports have hinted that the deal could include a player plus cash deal.

Previous bids of £500,000 and £750,000 turned down but this latest bid by the relegated premiership outfit could prove to be successful. Jenkins has revelled he wants Roberto Martinez and the former Ado Den Hagg player to talk through footballing issues and believes the club are in the driving seat.

Jenkins Told The SWEP:

"Derby have made an improved offer. But nothing has really changed from our point of view. Yes we have made clear our thoughts on Ferrie's value, but only because people have asked the question.

It doesn't change the fact that we don't want him to leave and whether he does or not will ultimately be a football issue. We are in a comfortable position where we don't have to sell players and we haven't been touting anyone around.

For us it's a question of whether Roberto (Martinez) and Ferrie feel he can play for us and be happy next season. As far as Derby are concerned, I've told them I will come back to them and I haven't given them a time-scale.

We are in no rush. We are relaxed and we want Roberto and Ferrie to talk through football issues. The fact is we don't want the player to go anywhere. Whatever anyone else bids for one of our players, we don't have to sell. And at present we are still pursuing every angle to try to make sure Ferrie stays with us. It's our job to keep our best players."


Season Tickets are still on sale with existing ticket holders having unti the 16th June to secure their places 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:Friday June 13 2008
Time: 9:10AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Its a tough situation. We dont want our best player to leave but if he wants to go, we are probably better off letting him go and take as much from Derby as possible.
welshboy78
14/06/2008 11:20:00
0
If you can get the £2 million pound asking price then its got to be a good deal for the club.
dazza71
15/06/2008 07:26:00
0
Well its an ok deal, considering we will be only getting half of the money recieved
craven06
15/06/2008 20:42:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Paloschi & Fer Out, So Who Starts vs Liverpool?

With Alberto Paloschi and Leroy Fer out, who should replace them in the starting line-up on Sunday when Swansea City host Liverpool?

Pre-Match Stats - Swansea City vs Liverpool

Pre-match stats ahead of Sunday's early kick off as Swansea City host Liverpool as 12pm

Hamstrung Injury News For Swansea City

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

Match Day Officials v Liverpool (1/5/16)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Liverpool this weekend.

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Who do you want as Swansea manager next season?
Suggested By:
Francesco Guidolin34%
Brendan Rodgers21%
Marcelo Bielsa5%
Paul Clement0%
Jorge Sampaoli2%
Frank de Boer24%
Roberto Martinez1%
Lucien Favre1%
Unai Emery2%
Someone else10%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
4 Arsenal 35 18 10 7 64 24
5 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
6 West Ham 34 14 14 6 56 14
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
10 Stoke 35 13 8 14 47 -14
11 Everton 34 9 14 11 41 5
12 Watford 34 11 8 15 41 -7
13 WBA 35 10 11 14 41 -11
14 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -19
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 10 9 16 39 -9
17 Sunderland 34 7 10 17 31 -18
18 Norwich 34 8 7 19 31 -25
19 Newcastle 35 7 9 19 30 -26
R Aston Villa 35 3 7 25 16 -44
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Apr 30 2016 12:45PM : Liverpool (H)
Barclays Premier League
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 W17
2.GThomas8
3.Vital Swansea City4
4.Andyjack782
5.Dennis Downing2
6.paulf0041
7.glasgowjack1