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Akinfenwa: Contract Talks Stall

The state of contract extension negotiations has hit a new stumbling block according to one newspaper report. IC Wales has reported that Swansea City Striker Bayo Akinfenwa is being targeted by two unnamed championship clubs.

Akinfenwa had stated his talks have stalled at the club but wants to remain a Swansea player.

Akinfenwa spoke to the western mail about the status of negotiations:

''From a personal perspective, a one-year deal is fine for me. I say that because after that further options might open up either at Swansea or somewhere else....I love it at Swansea.

I`ve really enjoyed my time there and it`s where my heart is to be honest...I love the set-up and the supporters have been fantastic to me.. my agent has had enquiries from other clubs, two from the Championship, and it is nice to know that interest is there if things don`t go to plan at the Liberty.

I have had some talks with the Swans, but they`ve stalled a bit, although I have been away for a couple of weeks...I`m in no rush. I want to make sure I make the right decision about my future, but my aim really is to stay with Swansea."


Bayo is the most recent out of contract player to speak out over the status of contract negotiations. Yesterday Izzy Iriekpen cited that the negotiations over new contracts were in his words 'an insult.'

Bayo's words are by no means doom and gloom but the rhetoric is still the same.

Huw Jenkins has stated openly that if a deal isnt reached on the 19th June those new deals will be null and void and effectively the remaining 4 players Garry Monk, Kristian o Leary, Izzy Iriekpen and Bayo Akinfenwa will be released.

I hope dearly this does not destabilize the preparations for next season.




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Date:Saturday June 9 2007

Time: 10:55AM

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Hopefully he will sign on for at least the next season
barrydoom
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09/06/2007 14:36:00

Out of the remaining out of contract players Bayo is the most essential one to secure! He is probably the best paayer out of all of them and he has proved in previous seasons that if he gets a chance in the team he is able to produce. This season hasn't worked out to well for him but his previous two seasons he played really well!
jack hammers
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09/06/2007 22:36:00

2 Championship sides have contacted his agent. As he will only be a squad player next season with us, I am surprised that he is not interested in playing at a higher level.
willow
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10/06/2007 22:21:00

 

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