Rumour Mill-Burnley Fail in Bid for Jutkiewicz
Coventry City have turned down a £1.5million bid from Burnley for Coventry striker, Lukas Jutkiewicz according to Sky Sports.
The 22 year old only joined the Sky Blues last summer after signing from Everton for £300,000 and penning a three-year contract.
He scored against the Clarets in the 2-2 draw last season at the Ricoh Arena and finished up with a tally of nine goals in total for the season.
Southampton, his hometown club were also reported to be interested in signing the player earlier in the summer. Jutkiewicz played for the Saints as a youth between 1999-2002 before joining Swindon in 2005.
His big chance came when he moved to Everton in March 2007 for a £1m fee but he never established himself in the first team making just one appearance. He also had three spells out on loan during his time at Goodison Park at Plymouth, Huddersfield and Motherwell.
It would appear though Coventry have a figure of £3 million in mind for the player, which is a tenfold increase in the amount they paid the Toffees only a year back!
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