UK time is: 19:54:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Mowbray Issues Warning To Swans Over Lita Bid

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray has urged Swansea City FC to mount a 'Serious offer' if they want to take the prolific and talented Leroy Lita or Marvin Emnes who, had a successful loan spell at the Liberty Stadium this season.

The Swans have already had a 500,000 bid for Lita turned down and Mowbray has added:

'They (Swansea) might have been in touch but there has been no realistic interest in Marvin or Leroy,'

'I have no great interest in selling either of them. If clubs come to talk then they will have to be realistic.'

'If Swansea are interested in one of our players then they have to make what I consider to be a serious offer.

'We don't need to do this or that, we will get on with it if it's the squad we have in August. There is no fire sale here. We just have to keep working on it. If there are offers coming in then nothing is interesting us so far - they are a long way short of our expectations.'


Leroy Lita has had previous Premier League experience with Reading over two seasons, netting 8 times in 47 league appearances after transfering from Bristol City for 1 million in July 2005.

Since his free transfer to Middlesbrough in August 2009, Lita found the net on 20 occasions in 83 appearances and commands a career goal scoring record of 1 goal for every 3 appearances.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Danny Cosker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday June 25 2011

Time: 1:19PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Swansea City Articles

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)

Stats: Swansea City v West Brom (Saturday August 30 2014)

Report - Swansea City 3-0 West Brom (Saturday August 30 2014)

Archived Swansea City Articles

List All Vital Swansea City Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swansea 3 - 0 WBA
Swansea 1 - 0 Burnley
Man Utd 1 - 2 Swansea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 3 3 0 0 +7 9
2. Swansea 3 3 0 0 +5 9
3. Aston Villa 3 2 1 0 +2 7
4. Man City 3 2 0 1 +3 6
5. Liverpool 3 2 0 1 +2 6
6. Spurs 3 2 0 1 +2 6
7. Arsenal 3 1 2 0 +1 5

Breaking League News

Liverpool: Reds Rejected Borini Offers
Liverpool : 02/09/2014 19:09:00
Cleverley - Villa Decision Was An Easy One
Aston Villa : 02/09/2014 18:18:00
Fitness Is The Key For Morrison & Davidson
WBA : 02/09/2014 17:58:00
New 5 Year Deal for Cesar
Chelsea : 02/09/2014 17:43:00
Mane Deals Also Goes Through
Southampton : 02/09/2014 17:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)


Suggested By:  
Fabianski 6%
Rangel 0%
Williams 0%
Amat 0%
Taylor 0%
Shelvey 4%
Ki 8%
Sigurdsson 29%
Routledge 4%
Dyer 33%
Bony 0%
Montero 12%
Gomis 4%