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Whelan Future A 'Worry'

Whelan Future A 'Worry'

Wednesday boss Brian Laws has admitted for the first time that the future of young midfielder Glenn Whelan at Hillsborough is a 'worry'.

The former Republic of Ireland under-21 international is out of contract at S6 in the summer, and has yet to put pen to paper on a new deal to keep him at the club.

A number of clubs, including Premiership outfits Wigan, Derby and Reading are said to have shown an interest in the youngster, while Stoke City have also been linked with his services.

And the Owls gaffer has admitted that if Whelan still hasn't pledged his future come January, and an offer comes in, he'll have to sit down and seriously consider it.

'Whelan is a worry,' Laws told the Yorkshire Post.

'We have still got to work within the same framework, nothing has changed in that sense, the finances haven't changed.

'We will have to sit tight and see what happens in January. If we get an offer for Glenn - and he is still not prepared to sign - then we are going to have to look at it realistically.

'But again, those questions have to be answered and I'm sure the board are very aware of the situation. I'm sure next week a lot of things will become clearer.'

Should the Owls cling on to the former Manchester City man in the January transfer window, they could risk losing him for nothing in the summer.

Writer:Nick
Date:Friday December 7 2007
Time: 11:27AM

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smiggyswfc
07/12/2007 11:33:00
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Haha, says it all smiggy, says it all..
nickswfc
07/12/2007 11:38:00
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hopefully he will sign but we carnt be held to ransom the state club is in so if he wont sign and we can get a million plus for him then let him go. nobody is bigger than the club as allen proved
mick66owl
07/12/2007 12:02:00
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Haven't we known that for some time now?
will it ever happen
07/12/2007 12:02:00
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his gone then, come january!!! :(
lmcowls
07/12/2007 12:02:00
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if he no longer wants to be at hillsborough their is ***** all point trying to persuade him to stay, the last thing we need is a squad full of players who are only here for the paycheck, look wot happened last time that happened (jonk, de bilde et al)
mansfieldowl
07/12/2007 12:45:00
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Goodbye Glenn,thanks for the memories. Nowt like loyalty is there?
garydowl
07/12/2007 15:48:00
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who cares?? he only puts in the work wen we're losin to avoid the blame!! one good season in 3 in the championship?? not best record is it?? cash in..... folly's better anyway
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
07/12/2007 16:14:00
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I AGREE FBW HE WAS MISSING AT START OF EVERY SEASON HES BEEN HERE has to have some one at side of him to carry the load
mick66owl
07/12/2007 20:13:00
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