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Rumour Mill-Paterson Clarets Interest Confirmed

Scunthorpe United have denied they have received a Clarets bid of £400,000 for leading striker Martin Paterson However an offer from Burnley is believed to be on the way according to a local paper, the Scunthorpe Telegraph



Acting Scunthorpe chairman Rex Garton has confirmed that Burnley have been in touch with official Chairman,Steve Wharton to enquire about the player and a formal bid is expected soon.The paper also suggests though that the reported bid of £400k will not be enough to allow the player to leave Glanford Park.

A tribunal led to Scunthorpe having to pay an initial fee of £275,000 for the 21-year-old former Stoke City player and the Iron have since had to fork out another £60,000 due to player appearances.

They will want to recoup some of their losses although the club relegated to League 1 at the end of last season after just one season in the Championship, may find their financial plight a problem.




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Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday May 19 2008

Time: 10:42AM

Your Comments

Obviously a target but is £400k going to be enough? Have we underbid again?
turfmanphil
Did Norwich not have a 850k bid turned down mid season?
smitrit
Yep in Jan window
turfmanphil
as they have been relegated i would of thought around 500k would see him arrive at the clarets.
tomlaw
S ****horpe have rejected a £400,000 bid from Burnley for Martin Paterson. (The Daily Star)
turfmanphil
Love that censorship!! lol
turfmanphil
S ****horpe
The Fear
Strange,that was meant to be fixed. Will ask the techies again! Bunch of ****'s ! LOL
The Fear
 

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