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Wednesday winger Chris Brunt could be on his way out of Hillsborough sooner rather than later after the club revealed discussions over a new deal have ended.

Brunt is one of a number of Owls stars with their contract up at the end of next season and Owls boss Brian Laws had revealed he is keen to pen the Northern Ireland international to a new deal at Hillsborough.

But after trying to negotiate a new deal with the winger, Wednesday have announced that they've ceased negotiations after what they describe to be 'excessive wage demands' from the youngster.

The news will come as a bitter blow to Wednesday fans after hearing right-back Frank Simek has penned a new three-year deal at Hillsborough.

And it could also mean Wednesday will try and cash in on the Belfast-born winger this season to avoid losing him for nothing next summer - with Brunt possibly leaving before the start of the season.

Brunt enjoyed a superb season for the Owls last season, and attracted the interest of a number of Premiership clubs along the way, with Fulham, West Ham and Wigan all showing an interest in the midfielder.

And now the trio could well move in to snap Brunt up on the cheap before the start of the season.

Writer:Nick
Date:Thursday July 26 2007
Time: 4:59PM

Comments

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Gutted..
nickswfc
26/07/2007 17:02:00
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So it looks like we're losing our best player for a promotion push next season, I cannot wait
wednesdaytilidie
26/07/2007 17:32:00
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Just cannot believe it, can it get any worse?
will it ever happen
26/07/2007 17:34:00
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What next lets release glen whealan jj and burton on a free and gift them to the blunts
fozzyp
26/07/2007 17:34:00
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wot a laughing stock we are becoming
jimbob owl
26/07/2007 17:37:00
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absolute ******** jok wednesday!
Luby02
26/07/2007 18:05:00
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i know i just sent 1 in but im so fuming its unbelievable! allen u need 2 get ur finger out of ur arse and walle out of ur pocket and offer brunt and whelan the offer that they have asked 4! and with rasiak not coming u need 2 do everything u can 2 keep our best player, but u nt give a ***** bwt the owls! *****in joke! SACK THE BOARD SAKC THE BOARD
Luby02
26/07/2007 18:09:00
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gutted, sack the board, season in tatters already!!!!!!! OWL25
OWL25
26/07/2007 18:17:00
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The board are the joke, and is the blunts who are having a laugh at our expense. we need to rid our self's of this clueless board.
Nightowl
26/07/2007 18:20:00
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CANT SEE BRUNTY STAYIN FOR THE SEASON NOW, RASIAK NOT CUMMIN, KLUIVERT WAS NEVER TO BE , NO NO9 AS YET, PROMOTION ON FOR NEXT SEASON????? WOT DO U THINK? OWL25
OWL25
26/07/2007 18:31:00
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