Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Megson Optimistic On Bodde Deal

Megson Optimistic On Bodde Deal

The Bolton News are today reporting that Bolton Wanderers boss Gary Megson is optimistic that Ferrie Bodde will join their first team squad on their pre-season tour to Austria next week.

by ystradjack
"I can't see this happening unless HJ is willing to lower the price, which he should not do."
The Premiership side have had a £3.5m bid rejected by the Swans according to the paper, but Megson is hopeful of sorting out an alternative to sign the Dutch midfielder.

Their article reads:

Wanderers have already begun to suss out alternate options with the pair`s respective clubs, Swansea City and West Brom, holding out for what the Whites feel are unrealistic transfer fees...

...with two solid offers still on the table, Megson is still optimistic that both players will join the first team squad when they travel for a pre-season fitness camp in Austria next week.


The Bolton News also believe that a deal to sign Bodde would depend on whether or not they could strike a deal with Ferrie's former club Ado Den Haag, who will receive 50% of any fee we receive for Bodde.

They report: The Bolton News understands, however, that much could depend on whether a deal can be brokered with his former club, ADO Den Haag, who agreed a 50 per cent sell-on clause when they sold the midfielder two seasons ago for just £80,000.

If they do fail in their on-going attempts at signing the 27 year-old, Bolton are lining up alternative midfield targets.

I'm not quite sure what sort of agreement they're hoping to sort out with Ado Den Haag, a clause is in his contract to pay them 50% of the selling fee, and Bodde is contracted to us, not the Dutch side.

As it stands though, Bolton haven't bid anything close to our £5m asking price, Huw Jenkins is standing firm and will not sell for anything less.



Bookmark and Share



For the very latest Championship odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Tuesday July 7 2009
Time: 12:00PM

Comments

0
West Brom ????
deaframbo
07/07/2009 16:08:00
0
Gary Megson is trying to sort out deals with 2 players, Bodde and a player at West Brom.
KevinE
07/07/2009 16:15:00
0
The Bolton News know nothing more than the next person
GThomas
07/07/2009 17:06:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Clement Plays Down Reports That Sanches Loan Will End Early

Swansea City head coach Paul Clement has played down recent reports suggesting that Renato Sanches' loan from Bayern Munich will end early

The Swansea City Injury Table Clearing Nicely

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

Officials - Everton v Swansea (18/12/17)

The Premier League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Everton and Swansea City this Monday.

Vital View - Premier League - 12th-13th December 2017

The Premier League season continued with the latest round of games played during midweek, 12th-13th December.

Swansea City Archived 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 Manchester City
Suggested By:
Fabianski25%
Naughton0%
Mawson0%
van der Hoorn0%
Olsson0%
Mesa75%
Ki0%
Carroll0%
Ayew0%
Bony0%
Dyer0%
Abraham0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W8
2.KevinE2
3.Dennis Downing2
The Vital Football Members League