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Villa And Baggies Target Owls' Grant

Midlands duo Aston Villa and West Brom have been linked with the servives of Wednesday goalkeeper Lee Grant in the summer.

The former England U21 has been one of just a few players to come away from the Owls' disastrous Championship campaign with any credit thanks to his top-drawer performances between the sticks.

And he could be set for a move away from Hillsborough in the summer - regardless of whether Wednesday manage to retain their Championship status this season.

Premier League side Aston Villa and top flight side to be West Brom have been the latest names linked with the former Derby County stopper.

But they're set to be joined by a number of sides for the signature of the goalkeeper, who will be valued in excess of 2 million by Wednesday.

Birmingham City and Manchester United have also been loosely linked with Grant earlier this season.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 21 2010

Time: 4:07PM

Your Comments

would have already been relegated without him. he`ll definatly go,will probably play second fiddle though at some prem side
alcock dived
yeah this was always on the cards. shame to lose such talent but can't blame him if he goes.
Carbone's Padawan
When he go, best of luck to him, we would have been down long ago if not for him.
duds
Player of the year for me with out a doubt.
CLIFFANDJ
if probably when he leaves i wish him all the best he is a top quality keeper, definetly prem standard. would want at least 3m for him. only player to take credit out of this season.
Wednesdayforlife
he could've left us last season or even in Jan but he stayed for the fight. If I was Lee Grant I would be happy to link up with o'neill at an ambitious villa
Norman
I Have lots of respect for Grant, it's thanks to him we still have a slim chance of staying up. Wish him all the best when he goes, and respect him for signing up to a new deal last year, which should allow us to get a decent amount for him.
tommyg
just one of many who will be leaving when you are relegated to the old division 3. a nice trip to rochdale will be nice though so look on the bright side pigs!! ha ha ha
bladesforlife1889
The difference is pfl is this ! Most of are crap players are out of contract in the summer & will be off the books, the better one's have a couple of years left so will command a fee. meanwhile at the sty you will be stuck with the same dross under Blackwell & McCabe has already said he ain't splashing the cash. can you see a promotion push next season or a relegation scrap watching long ball football week in week out. P.s if we do go down your cup final will be at Keepmoat stadium til further notice
duds
BBC are reporting that the investment deal with Club 9 has been agreed.
CLIFFANDJ
so pfl if we do go down (we wont) we will have cash to spend with a good manager you on the other hand will not with a crap manager so i for one wont be that gutted we will offload are ***** bring in new blood win lg 1 you will be mid table ***** wait you are mid table ***** sorry we love you carlos we do we love you carlos lol i f&&king hate you pig scum
HorburyOwl
Need him to stay. For me if there is investment thats the first thing to be sorted, get him signed
vic mobley
 

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