Date: 8th September 2009 at 10:14am
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Cardiff City recently offered a new contract to star midfielder Joe Ledley after nearly a year of uncertainty regarding the Welsh International`s future. However, after no firm bids were made during the summer transfer window, Ledley`s short term future now seems certain to be at CCS. This has caused a change in his agent`s stance and it emerged that Joe was now happy to discuss a new deal at the club subject to a minimum fee release clause allowing him to leave for a pre-determined fee if a Premiership club came calling.

Speaking to Bluebirds fans last night, Peter Ridsdale confirmed that the new contract on off to Ledley is a FOUR year deal – offering excellent security regardless of injuries etc and crucially that the new offer would DOUBLE his current wage at the club and placing him well outside the wage structure on many Championship clubs.

The new contract could be signed at any point, but has been rumbling on for some time now. Alternatively, Ledley could sit tight until January whereby he could sign a pre-contractual agreement and leave for peanuts. He will not want to do that, but is desperate to play in the Premiership.

Wales manager John Toshack recently made bizarre and simply inaccurate claims that the uncertaincy was affecting Joe`s form. I can only assume Toshack hasn`t seen Ledley this season as he has put in some impressive performances and looks full of confidence.

 

5 Replies to “Cardiff City Offer ‘Double Money’ To Ledley”

  • sign it joe what are you waiting for stay at the best city team ive seen in years and lets push full steam ahead for the premier league!!!!

  • I still haven’t got over what happend last season. But this season will be better!! What did you think about the Doncaster game.

  • he hasn’t even signed with double money offer, just let him go on bosman obviously doesnt want to stay. we’ll pay him his small wage now til end of season and should get at least 2 million at the end of the season!

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