Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Chase For Owls Ace Hots Up

Chase For Owls Ace Hots Up

Lee Grant's future as a Wednesday player has been plunged further into doubt this weekend with the news that both Wigan Athletic and Burnley are keen on his services.

The Owls number one has been linked with a move away from Hillsborough this summer following Wednesday's relegation to League One.

And the rumours of his possible destination have already started with Lancashire clubs Wigan and Brian Laws' Burnley already being thrown into the hat.

The former England U21 was one of the few shining lights from Wednesday's season to forget last term and will be expected to leave S6 as Premier League and Championship sides chase his services.

Birmingham City have long been linked with the former Derby County man while it was somewhat expected that former Owls boss Laws would be linked with a swoop for the stopper.

It's reported that the Clarets would be ready to part with £1.5 million for Grant, an offer Wednesday could see as too good to turn down.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nick
Date:Monday May 17 2010
Time: 10:04AM

Comments

0
£1.5 million sounds a bit cheap??
Bognor_Owl
17/05/2010 10:13:00
0
didn't laws value him at £3 million, last time prem clubs were sniffing around him?
swfcjambo
17/05/2010 10:44:00
0
if laws think grant is worth 1.5 million he can **** off!! as if laws hasnt done enough to this club he is now trying to get grant on a cheap deal. seeing grant has signed a new contract there is no way we can let him go cheap. how about laws you try and sign tudgay for 1.5m!
Wednesdayforlife
17/05/2010 11:28:00
0
Wilkinson will take 1.5 for him and a bet that money wont get used on players
Bodsy owl
17/05/2010 15:02:00
0
Put a £3M take it or leave it price tag on him and tell his agent he's available to speak to anybody matching the valuation. If there are as many clubs seriously intrested as has been rumoured we should get what he's worth.
greeny9
17/05/2010 16:17:00
0
Hes worth 3 million plus and is still young and cud be a future England candidate.If we do sell him we want a sell on clause adding to the deal cos we av messed up so many times in the past and lost money by not doin this Emerson Thome springs to mind.
ollyowl70
17/05/2010 18:38:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

500,000+ Season Tickets Sold In 2016/17

More than 500,000 Season Tickets were sold in the Football League pyramid for the 2016/17 season.

Owls Boss Carlos Offers Squad Injury Update

Carlos gives Owls fans the latest injury update from S6 1SW

Vital Head-to-Head - Wednesday Vs Preston North End

Who has the upper hand in a battle of the Roses?

Chansiri May Offer Forestieri Extended S6 Deal

Forestieri seemed to have been challenged by Dejphon Chansiri to earn a new S6 contract

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

So Hutch in Central Defence or Midfield?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Central Defence 12%
Central Midfield 77%
Pick other players11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 18 13 1 4 40 22
2 Brighton 18 11 5 2 38 17
3 Reading 18 10 4 4 34 6
4 Birmingham 18 8 7 3 31 5
5 Leeds Utd 18 9 2 7 29 1
6 Huddersfield 18 9 2 7 29 -3
7 Sheff Wed 18 8 4 6 28 0
8 Norwich 18 8 3 7 27 -1
9 Derby County 18 7 5 6 26 3
10 Fulham 18 6 7 5 25 4
11 Aston Villa 18 5 10 3 25 3
12 Preston 18 7 4 7 25 2
13 Bristol City 18 7 3 8 24 2
14 Ipswich 18 6 6 6 24 0
15 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
16 Brentford 18 6 4 8 22 3
17 Forest 18 6 4 8 22 0
18 Barnsley 18 6 4 8 22 0
19 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
20 Burton 18 4 7 7 19 -5
21 Blackburn 18 5 4 9 19 -7
22 Wigan 18 4 6 8 18 -4
23 Cardiff 18 5 3 10 18 -12
24 Rotherham 18 1 4 13 7 -25
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 7:45PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg2
Vital Football Comment