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Rumour Mill-Kevin McDonald

The Clarets last night launched a a new attempt to sign Dundee midfielder Kevin McDonald.

According to the Daily Record we have put in an increased offer for the Scotland Under-21 international after a 400,000 bid was rejected a few weeks back.

The player however is also attracting the attention of Championship rivals,Plymouth and a number of top Scottish clubs.



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Writer: turfmanphil Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 24 2008

Time: 8:46AM

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turfmanphil
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24/06/2008 08:48:00

Good player. This lad can play from what I have seen and heard of him. There are somne quality ball playing midfielders knocking around the Scottish leagues at the moment - bodes well for the national team.
DrWatford
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24/06/2008 09:02:00

Rumour also in Daily Star
turfmanphil
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24/06/2008 09:08:00

Last night Dundee Cheif Executive Dave MacKinnon spoke of Burnley's offer, he said:'Burnley made an offer that didn't meet our valuation and that's where we are with it at the moment. 'Whether that changes I don't know but Burnley have been made aware of our valuation and it's up to them to come back to us.'
MartynRobboBFC
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24/06/2008 10:18:00

Vital Plymouth think we are in the driving seat-http://www.plymouth.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=113402
turfmanphil
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24/06/2008 10:21:00

im a jock and i can tell you he is a cracking young player ..he is a stand out in the dundee team and has been linked with a few good teams...the players coyle is looking at in scotland are toppers and if signed will improve your team.
donaldo1979
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24/06/2008 12:13:00

He sounds good,donaldo, thanks for the imput. Here is some more news from ThisisLondon site:Burnley could be poised to sign Dundee's talented midfielder Kevin McDonald within a matter of days. Turf Moor boss Owen Coyle has already had one bid of around 400,000 for the Scotland Under-21 star rejected by Dundee. But, last night, he was ready to increase his offer in order to land a player he regards as one of the top talents in the country. After selling Kyle Lafferty to Rangers last week, Burnley have cash to spend and Coyle has made McDonald his top signing priority. It is understood the 19-year-old midfielder, who has been linked with Celtic and Everton, views a switch to the Championship as a good career move. Dundee are holding out for at least 500,000 for the player but, even though they want him to stay in order to spearhead their push for promotion to the SPL next season, they know they can't stand in his way if he wants to move on.
turfmanphil
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24/06/2008 12:37:00

Heck according to BBC Sport:Dundee midfielder Kevin McDonald is travelling to Burnley to discuss a possible move to The Championship.
turfmanphil
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24/06/2008 13:06:00

well done coyle the boys a good signing....think burnley is a good move for him .....if yous get wee deek riordan and darren barr yous will be singing..another good young player at the moment in scotland is a kid from falkirk called scott arfield wouldnt be surprised if someone goes for him this season.
donaldo1979
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24/06/2008 19:26:00

 

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