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Burnley Tudgay Talks Heat Up

Burnley Tudgay Talks Heat Up

Wednesday boss Brian Laws has stressed he wants to keep Marcus Tudgay at S6 as Burnley look to close in on the striker.

The Clarets offered £1.5 million for the services of the Owls' top scorer and player of the season last term, an offer which Laws believes is too low for the striker.

And Laws told the Yorkshire Post that he wants to build a team around the former Derby man next season, highlighting his importance to the team.

Laws revealed he's held talks with Burnley boss Owen Coyle but said they'd need to offer a 'damned sight more money than has been quoted to prise him away (from Wednesday).'

But Tudgay's agent, former Owl Darryl Powell, has indicated that the player would like to talk to the Turf Moor side should the Owls accept their offer.

The 26-year-old insisted he'd be signed a new three-year deal with the club at the end of last season, but is still to put pen-to-paper on the contract.

This one's going to run a while...

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Date:Tuesday June 30 2009
Time: 1:09PM


I'd hate him to go, a proven 100% player should be worth triple what's been offered and Burnley know it, well done Lawsy for sticking out for more if he does have to sell
Brighton Owl
30/06/2009 13:24:00
Is he really Premiership quality thought?
30/06/2009 14:27:00
A t too far Bamber? If he does go, and it looks like his agent is in the driving seat (though I do admire BL's stand), £1.5 is nowhere near enough.
30/06/2009 15:11:00
£4 Million and it's a deal!!
30/06/2009 16:30:00
I agree..... bare minimum should have to be 3 million, if not more. Burnley really are a load of cheeky feckers....
US Owl
30/06/2009 17:11:00
if tudgay realy has said he wants to talk to burnley and is going back on his word to sign a new contract let him go , theres nothing i cant stand more than players who go back on there word! hes obviously not to botherd about playing for us an like laws said no one is irreplaceble!
30/06/2009 17:23:00
Don't you think it's a case of Darryl Powell is trying to sell him, so lets tell him to feck off instead.
ecco owl
30/06/2009 19:00:00
im with ecco, fecking agents ruin football
30/06/2009 21:12:00
3 mill min and lets go get varney
30/06/2009 22:45:00
Yes i'll have some of that wedtillidie
ecco owl
30/06/2009 23:07:00
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