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Mandaric Key In Morrison Deal

Mandaric Key In Morrison Deal

Wednesday boss Alan Irvine has revelaed that Owls chairman Milan Mandaric played a crucial role in helping to bring defender Michael Morrison to Hillsborough.

Mandaric, of course, supplied the cash to splash on Morrison, who arrived at Wednesday from Championship side Leicester City for a fee believed to be £250,000.

But his help in completing the deal for the former Cambridge United man was more than just providing the money to snap him up.

Irvine told the Leicester Mercury: 'I think Milan managed to do a deal with Leicester that nobody else would be able to do.

'He has strong Leicester links and did the negotiations as far as the clubs were concerned and was very confident the deal would go through.'

The Owls boss will be hoping his new chairman can help even more as he looks to bolster his squad for a push for promotion from League One this season, with more signings expected this month.



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Writer:Nick
Date:Thursday January 13 2011
Time: 9:31AM

Comments

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Now if he can just convince them to sell us Jack Hobbs and Steve Howard for nothing ...
realrain
13/01/2011 12:17:00
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Now if he can just convince them to sell us Jack Hobbs and Steve Howard for nothing ...
realrain
13/01/2011 12:17:00
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interesting news about Nick Parker, wonder what the story is with that one
Hirsty's Shinpads
13/01/2011 15:03:00
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Yeah, Hirsty's Shinpads, I wonder what that's all about... Didn't see that one coming.
Colorado Owl
13/01/2011 15:12:00
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Not in a million yrs, From the statement looks like redundentcy! Thought milan or howard said there was going to be a 3 man board?? Interesting to to say the least?
bognor_owl
13/01/2011 15:48:00
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He's bringing his own man in Paul Aldridge, he was with him at Leicester, and also help him with the takeover at Hillsborough. I would like to thank Nick Parker for everything he's done for this club, it's ashame we can't find another job for him to do, good luck for the future Nick.
ecco owl
13/01/2011 16:07:00
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I second that Ecco. Thanks Nick for helping us get back on the straight and narrow!
bognor_owl
13/01/2011 16:54:00
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