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Owls To Swoop For Foxes Defender

Wednesday are set to swoop for Leicester City defender Michael Morrison in January, according to reports today.

Owls boss Alan Irvine is weighing-up his options to bolster his squad in the January transfer window and The Mirror is today reporting that the 22-year-old is set for a move to Hillsborough.

The centre-back, who can also play at full-back, played for the Foxes in their 2-0 defeat at Millwall in the npower Championship yesterday but could cash-in on him when the transfer window opens on Saturday.

The former Cambridge United defender has struggled to hold down a first-team spot at the Walkers Stadium under boss Sven-Goran Eriksson.

The fee reported in The Mirror is 250,000 and Morrison could be one of a number of new arrivals in January.

Irvine is keen to bolster his defence, especially after they conceded five at Exeter City last time out.




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 29 2010

Time: 12:06PM

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have'nt we got enough full backs ? We need a centre back irvine
retfordowl1867
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29/12/2010 12:49:00

Think he is a centre-back by trade, but has been playing at full-back for Leicester recently.
nickswfc
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29/12/2010 13:21:00

good to see him looking for promising young players rather than has beens such as purse
Wednesdayforlife
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29/12/2010 14:28:00

the defender has struggled to hold down a first-team spot at the Walkers Stadium is that the sort of player we should be looking for ?
Handsworth Owl
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30/12/2010 11:06:00

its just come on skys website, looks like this could be happening. apparently he had trials with newcastle and chelsea so he must have a little something about him. agree with wednesdayforlife, good that we are looking at young hungry players for the future, plenty of experience already at the club.
DEZZYP
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30/12/2010 11:33:00

competition for places is good I'd rather see an old war horse centre half though I know we got Purse but somebody with a bit more pedigree - and yes this is the return of BIG TONY!
BIG TONY
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30/12/2010 19:07:00

We don't need a FB, but used as a CB then this would be a good buy.
HastingsOwl
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02/01/2011 08:58:00

 

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