Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Wigan Make Official Bid For Scotland

Wigan Make Official Bid For Scotland

Sky Sports News is reporting that Wigan Athletic have made an official bid for striker Jason Scotland.

Swansea City chairman Huw Jenkins said he had received 'firm interest' from the Latics for the 30 year-old and he expected the Premiership side to make a bid for our top scorer.

by ebbw vale jack
"Sell sell sell it's clear he does not want to be with the Swans any more."
Yesterday's reports that Scotland wasn't joining the squad in the Portugal training camp added more reasons that he was on his way out of the club. However, Jenkins responded saying it was simply a coincidence, he's not training because he has a groin injury.

Coincidence or not, it is becoming even more likely now that Scotland will get his desired move to the Premiership and to team up again with former boss Roberto Martinez.

Burnley also showed an interest in the Trinidad and Tobago international but their £1m bid with £500,000 extra in add-ons fell short of our valuation.

There's no reports of how much Wigan have bid, but most of the payment would again depend on Scotland's appearances and goals scored. Swansea City are looking for around £2.5m for the striker who has scored more than 50 goals in just 2 seasons at the club.

We've yet to respond to the bid, and we'll report updates as soon as we get them.



Bookmark and Share

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



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: 3:19PM

Comments

0
Oi, RM stop knicking our players... That's two now, so much for not raiding Swansea... Hmmmm.
OriginalXOR
07/07/2009 15:26:00
0
blimey, I was worried when I read that headline, thought Wigan were trying to take over a country! :o)
The Fear
07/07/2009 15:35:00
0
only thing wigwam could take over is a car on the M1
GThomas
07/07/2009 15:38:00
0
No, M1 is too far for them, M6 is nearer!
deaframbo
07/07/2009 15:56:00
0
J Gomez not our player to raid and he can have Scotty
cyjax
07/07/2009 15:59:00
0
yes its better than selling him for nothing in a year's time
GThomas
07/07/2009 16:22:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Who Will Swansea City Face In 2016/17 (29/5/16)

All promotions and relegations for the season of 2015/16 have been confirmed, so the full make up of the Premier League for 2016/17 is now known.

No More Quarter Final Replays For Swansea

Should Swansea City progress through to an FA Cup quarter final from the 2016/17 season onwards, the game will no longer be subject to a replay.

What Did Swansea Earn In 2015/16

With the 2015-16 season behind us, the final television allocation money based on league positions have been confirmed.

Stats - Guidolin Eyes Central Role For Wanted Man Ayew

Swansea City head coach Francesco Guidolin says that he sees Andre Ayew as a striker or a false number 9 next season - despite the player himself preferring to play in midfield

Archived Vital Swansea City Articles

Vital Swansea City articles from

Site Journalists

VitalSwansea
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Should Swansea City look to sign Leroy Fer?
Suggested By:
Yes70%
No30%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Vital Swansea City5
2.Phil W4
3.Andyjack782
4.texasdave1
5.headingleyjack1
6.GThomas1