Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

Knight Rejects Posh & Cobblers

Knight Rejects Posh & Cobblers

Transfer-listed striker Leon Knight has rejected the opportuntity to join Peterborough and Northampton and insists he wants to join a club ''at least as big as Swansea, if not bigger.''

Peterborough confirmed yesterday that they had a bid accepted for the striker while Northampton had also confirmed their interest in the profilic goalscorer.

However, the player has rejected both clubs and says: 'I told Jackett when I first went on the transfer list that my agent and I would sort out finding a new club for me.'

'I'm prepared to wait until January because I'm not in any rush. But I've scored 20 goals in 25 starts so I think I can get a move to a club at least as big as Swansea, if not bigger.'


Gillingham and Millwall have also supposingly shown an interest but it's likely that Knight will turn those clubs down as well.

Swansea City paid Brighton £125,000 for his services in January and they'll be looking to claim at least all of that fee back when they come to sell him.

Despite scoring 20 goals in 25 starts, the fiery character appears to be a disruptive influence in the dressing room and Jackett is set to reveal all after his departure.


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

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Thursday October 26 2006
Time: 3:16PM

Comments

0
great. so were stuck with him then.
bdazzler1
26/10/2006 15:22:00
0
With an attitude like that there might not be that many clubs wanting to sign him. At the end of the day beggars can't be choosers!!
roger
26/10/2006 17:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Recent Swansea City Articles

Safe Standing - The Time For You To Act Is Now!

The EFL supports safe standing, the FA chairman wants it and the EPL clubs are discussing it. After many years of campaigning, we are almost at the point where...

Stats: MK Dons v Swansea City

All the stats from MK Dons (1) vs (4) Swansea City, Stadium MK, 22nd August 2017, 7:45pm Att: 5,162

Team Line-Ups: MK Dons vs Swansea City

Confirmed team line-ups as Swansea City face MK Dons at Stadium MK in the EFL Cup.

Officials - MK Dons v Swansea (22/8/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the EFL Cup tie between MK Dons and Swansea City this Tuesday.

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 Manchester United
Suggested By:
Fabianski6%
Naughton0%
Mawson0%
Fernandez28%
Bartley14%
Olsson3%
Mesa3%
Fer0%
Carroll25%
Ayew21%
Abraham0%
Routledge0%
Narsingh0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Swansea City Results (view all)

Swansea City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Phil W11
2.Dennis Downing11
3.GThomas5
4.forest fan3
5.Vital Swansea City2
6.yugo231
7.tom1
8.des1
Vital Football Comment