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Kluivert Rejects Owls

Kluivert Rejects Owls

Rumours of a move for former Barcelona and Ajax striker Patrick Kluivert have been ended today with the former Dutch international rejecting a move to Hillsborough.

Owls boss Brian Laws revealed that he'd offered a trial to the 31-year-old earlier in the week after discussing the deal with his agent, and was hopeful to see the Dutchman arrive for a trial.

But all hope now seems to have been ended after the striker revealed that although he was flattered by the interest from the Owls, he won't be taking up the offer of a trial to play in the Championship next term.

'I am flattered with the interest,' he told Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.

'However a move to Sheffield Wednesday is not in my future plans.'

Kluivert was released from his contract with PSV Eindhoven after a less than successful spell back in his home land after moving home from Valencia, and the player's agent had offered him to a number of clubs including Wigan for a trial which was rejected.

And it now seems that Wednesday boss Brian Laws can now turn his attentions elsewhere at filling the vacant number nine shirt as the new season draws ever closer.

Writer:Nick
Date:Wednesday July 25 2007
Time: 11:50AM

Comments

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omfg !!!!!!!it betta only be Rumours
up the owls 2k7
25/07/2007 11:53:00
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now who??????? ronaldo ow about vassel or maybe even roque santa cruz
up the owls 2k7
25/07/2007 11:57:00
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I'm shocked!!! Try going for Rooney next! :-)
Blade1889
25/07/2007 13:38:00
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Rooney 1889? I think we'd prefer Tevez :P
NicNac
25/07/2007 13:44:00
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that will be a shock for everyone we need to stick together and pull through, onto plan H. UTO
S26OWL
25/07/2007 14:00:00
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knew it was 2 good 2 b true! r well, on2 the next target! ye i fancy tevez aswell did a real good job at west ham last season, blade 1889 remind me what he did again, cnt seem 2 remember wht he did
Luby02
25/07/2007 14:13:00
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Not suprised but didnt really think e wud be that gud a signing anyway cud do wi someone a couple of years younger ! Sheffield Star reports we av frsh chance of getting RASIAK he wud be much better ! Why not try for Tevez just to p**s blades off, lol
Updaowls
25/07/2007 14:36:00
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Or maybe even Unsworth? :D
NicNac
25/07/2007 15:15:00
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haha unsworth wud be a good signin :) just make sure we dont let him go so then he can relegate us because that would be plain stupid
smiggyswfc
25/07/2007 18:29:00
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You think so smiggy? :D
NicNac
25/07/2007 21:07:00
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