Date:Thursday January 12 2006
Milton Keynes Dons look to have overcooked their goose with Wolves over the sale of Izale Mcleod.
After telling Wolves their valuation was greater than Glenn Hoddle's and turning down their last bid, Dons Chairman has now said he accepts the offer on the table, and final details can be arranged.Theres only one problem. Wolves dont appear to want him anymore.
Glenn Hoddle was unimpressed by the gesture. He said
"I'm fed up of talking about McLeod because at the end of the day we put a bid in which they turned down," blasted Hoddle. "We've moved on now, and quite frankly have got other irons in the fire and haven't got the finances to do it.
"That's as honest as I can be - there was an offer put down on the table which they declined.
"It's all right for them to come back now and say 'we'll take that now' but we've moved on and gone down another road.
"If we go back to them and say here's an offer of x, y and z, and they take it, that's up to them. But the bottom line is what do they expect us to do? Wait and wait?
"We turned our attentions to other players and I'm hoping that we might get them in the next week or so. If we do then I'll be happy." Following Hoddle's statement Jez Moxey spoke to clarify the situation.
'There's no confusion,' Moxey said. 'The situation is just as Glenn described, we've moved on to other targets.'
Fairly final, and a bit of a rebuke for Dons chairman Pete Winkelman, who announced a £1.4million deal for the 21-year-old had already been agreed. But Jez does go on to say that the deal isnt necessarily dead.'Ten days or so down the line, Milton Keynes have come back to us and said they would like to accept our final offer but Glenn now has other irons in the fire - although we're always willing to talk.'
A statement will be issued before Friday night's kick off, which, given the tenacity Hoddle showed in tracking his man, and the length of the attempt to secure him. could well be to announce a new signing. With discussions nearing an outcome in Alicante, Jez might have quite a lot to talk about
Register on this site via the drop down menu and leave feedback to this story below or to join in the debates on the forum.
Go on, get vitalled!
Stats: Wolves v Rotherham (Friday April 18 2014)
Wolves standards will not slip (Thursday April 17 2014)
Leicester lead chase for Sako? (Wednesday April 16 2014)
Wolves would have gone bust (Tuesday April 15 2014)
Promotion achieved next stop Premier League (Monday April 14 2014)
Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Wolverhampton Wanderers (Saturday April 12 2014)
The Pivotal Promotion Week? (Friday April 11 2014)
No celebrations this weekend for Wolves (Friday April 11 2014)
Date set for Craddock's testimonial (Thursday April 10 2014)
Stearman will not be released (Wednesday April 9 2014)
|3. Leyton Orient||43||23||11||9||+38||80|
|Swindon's Season Could End Monday
» Swindon : 20/04/2014 21:01:00
|A Busy Summer For MK Dons
» MK Dons : 20/04/2014 19:19:00
|Team News v Coventry
» Oldham : 20/04/2014 17:57:00
|Team News v Brentford
» MK Dons : 20/04/2014 17:51:00
|Team News v Walsall
» Gillingham : 20/04/2014 17:44:00
|Team News v Notts County
» Crawley : 20/04/2014 17:36:00
|Team News v Peterborough
» Carlisle : 20/04/2014 17:31:00