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Hartlepool Step Up Duffy Hunt

Hartlepool United have renewed their interest in Swans Target Darryl Duffy.

Hartlepool United have tabled a Official bid of £150,000 for the Hull Striker but was this fee was turned down by the Tigers.

The Club had been lookin to secure a deal for the 23 year old striker within the week but Pools boss Danny Wilson has made a last gasp attempt to land Duffy.

Swansea City Chairman Huw Jenkins told Sky Sports :

'The Hull chairman has confirmed to me that Hartlepool have come forward and that obviously means we will have a battle on our hands if we are to sign Darryl..One way or another, we expect things to be sorted out by the middle of next week, and that by that I mean the situation over Duffy and possibly three or four more signings that [manager] Roberto Martinez is working on..the feeling here is that we have strengthened well over the close-season and we will be looking no lower than a title challenge next year.'

The Will he or wont he saga continues. What is clear that should Duffy sign for the club it will happen in the next 7-10 days.

With the ambition Swansea have shown in recent weeks in the transfer market it is hoped that any potential signings will look upon that and want to join the club.

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Writer: sbrjack Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday June 29 2007

Time: 3:25PM

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Swansea need to move fast or end thier interest in the player!
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29/06/2007 15:31:00

Why? We have four strikers under contract and so RM can afford to go on with negotiations.
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29/06/2007 17:13:00

well i think he can afford him with the cut backs on the other players , i do think we could use Duffy. He is wasted at Hull.
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29/06/2007 17:19:00

3 or 4 more signings sounds good. Another signing tomorrow maybe (Spanish), goalkeeper, left winger, defender hopefully.
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29/06/2007 17:24:00

it doesn't sound as if we're going to budge on £150k, Hull want 250k I think so I can't see it happening myself, unless Hull decide to let him go for 150k which I doubt.
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29/06/2007 17:35:00

If us and Hartleypool have both offered £150k then i cant see Hull selling however if they did accept it then i think it will be more likely that we will get him as he said he wants to move to us anyway! Hope this gets resolved soon though. I cant see why we don't meet half way with Hull and give them £200k as he is definately worth it!
jack hammers
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30/06/2007 20:16:00

I think he will be a Swansea player very soon.
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