Date: 17th June 2010 at 9:11am
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Cardiff City winger Peter Whittingham is again at the centre of more transfer speculation with the media reporting that recently relegated Burnley are interested in securing his services.

The ever reliable sun is reporting that the Clarets have officially registered their interest and have tabled a £1.75m bid for the ex-Aston Villa man.

Nottingham Forest have held a longstanding interest in Whittingham and previously had a £1m bid turned down. However, that was before the unbelievable goal-scoring exploits of last season and Whitts’ stock has surely soared.

A midfielder capable of netting 15 goals in a season is a prize asset and worthy of multi-million pound deals. While Whittingham surpassed that last season, there are doubts as to whether he will ever reach such heights again. However, when on form he does possess Premiership class and a bid far closer to his asking price, thought to be around £2.5-3m would be needed for the Bluebirds to accept.

 

2 Replies to “Burnley Join Forest In Whittingham Pursuit”

  • again if we are serious why would we accpet £2.5m for a 15 goal midfielder!!! another backwards step if he goers!!

  • heard a rumour that whitts deal to nott forest is all but finalized! 2.25m rising to £3m with appearances goals and forests promotion, hopefully its a load of *********!!!! i also hear that roy keane has just been sacked as of monday 21st of june for swearing at the board!!!! again how true this is i’m not sure, if he has it means chops aint going anywhere!!!!

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