Date: 20th January 2010 at 7:01am
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Nottingham Forest have been quick off the mark in silencing any talk of player departures.

News surfaced yesterday, about a bid for defender James Perch from Championship rivals Newcastle United, but Reds’ boss Billy Davies has dismissed their offer.

A bemused Davies told the official site. ‘We must be doing something right if other teams in our division want out players. But we are looking to build a squad at The City Ground rather than dismantle one and James is not leaving.’

Davies then took a swipe at the Geordies, saying their offer was well below what Forest valued the player at. ‘Newcastle’s offer for someone we value so highly as a player and an individual was derisory and I’m disappointed it made it into the public domain. That’s not our way of doing business.’ You tell ’em Billy!

 

One Reply to “‘Derisory’ – Magpies Offer For Perch”

  • I wonder what the offer was, 500K, to £1m is seriously undervalueing this player. Just ‘cos we get ’em in cheap, doesn’t mean we’ll sell ’em for next to nowt!

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