Vital Football

Latest Swansea City News

£750k bid for Trundle rejected

£750k bid for Trundle rejected

Swansea City have rejected Sheffield Wednesday's £750,000 bid for Lee Trundle.

Swans fans will be glad to hear today that the club have rejected a large bid for our star player. There has been plenty of speculation and rumours linking the scouser with a number of clubs, one of them being Wednesday.

Both the chairman and the player have told the fans via the press that Magic Daps is going nowhere and the 29 year told said today: ''It's flattering to hear that a massive club like Sheffield Wednesday are prepared to pay some money for me.''

''And it's nice that they think I could play in the Championship and help get them out of a bad situation.

''It shows that I must be doing something right, but it's not a move that appeals to me.''

''They're a big club, but if you look at the footballing side they are not really getting it right.''

''You could go there and you might only get three chances in 10 matches. Then people would be saying 'Oh I knew he couldn't do it in the Championship'.''

Trundle has indicated before that he wants to play at a higher level but he feels he doesn't need a move to do that: ''You look at Sheffield Wednesday and they are near the bottom of the Championship at the moment.''

''The way we're going at Swansea right now it looks as though we're going to be fighting to get into that division this season.

''I have got ambition to play there - I want to play at the highest level possible - but I'm hoping that I can do it with Swansea.

''Sheffield Wednesday have made a written offer of £750,000 for Lee Trundle,'' Jenkins admitted. ''Obviously we turned it down, as well as pointing out quite clearly that Lee isn't for sale.

''It's very nice to receive an offer for one of our players as it shows that we are heading in the right direction, but I can safely say that nobody is going anywhere.

''We are trying to build a squad capable of taking us forward and letting Lee leave would not help that cause.''

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Friday October 21 2005
Time: 10:23AM

Comments

0
Excellent news to hear the board turned the bid down and trundle would rather stay with us to play at a higher level, you wonder though whether we may get a bid of £1million or more soon enough - but i think the board are adamant they'll hang on to him.
KevinE
21/10/2005 13:45:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swansea City Articles

Klopp Says Improvement Under Clement is 'Unbelievable'

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has praised Paul Clement for the 'unbelievable' improvement Swansea City have made

More Reliable Than An Octopus 2016/17? (20/1/17)

A new season, a new special computer crunching the numbers to determine the final Premier League positions for 2016/17.

A Mixed Bag Of Injuries For Swansea City

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

2016/17 Golden Boot Race Hots Up

With 22 Premier League games played in the 2016/17 season, this year could see a record number of players break the 20 goal mark.

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 Arsenal
Suggested By:
Fabianski10%
Naughton0%
Fernandez5%
Mawson35%
Naughton1%
Ki41%
Cork1%
Sigurdsson2%
Routledge2%
Dyer2%
Llorente1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 21 17 1 3 52 30
2 Spurs 21 13 6 2 45 29
3 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 45 25
4 Arsenal 21 13 5 3 44 26
5 Man City 21 13 3 5 42 15
6 Man Utd 21 11 7 3 40 12
7 Everton 21 9 6 6 33 9
8 WBA 21 8 5 8 29 0
9 Stoke 21 7 6 8 27 -6
10 Burnley 21 8 2 11 26 -8
11 AFC Bournemouth 21 7 4 10 25 -7
12 West Ham 21 7 4 10 25 -9
13 Southampton 21 6 6 9 24 -7
14 Watford 21 6 5 10 23 -13
15 Leicester City 21 5 6 10 21 -10
16 Middlesbrough 21 4 8 9 20 -5
17 Crystal Palace 21 4 4 13 16 -10
18 Hull City 21 4 4 13 16 -25
19 Sunderland 21 4 3 14 15 -20
20 Swansea 21 4 3 14 15 -26
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)

Jan 21 2017 12:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 31 2017 7:45PM : Southampton (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 5 2017 1:30PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 12 2017 4:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 25 2017 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Dennis Downing15
2.Phil W6
3.GThomas5
4.KevinE3
5.yugo232
6.forest fan2
7.williams1
8.adihanbury156@msn.co1
Vital Football Comment