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Alderweireld Says 'No' To City

Transfer target, Toby Alderweireld has said 'No' to a move to Norwich City after apparently failing to agree personal terms.

Speculation that the player thought the club were beneath him was scotched by his agent, Soren Lerby, who said:

'The problem was not that Norwich didn't fit Toby's ambitions, but we simply failed to agree terms,' Lerby told Algemeen Dagblad.

The player himself though, doesn't seem in a hurry to leave Amsterdam.

'There is still other interest and a transfer takes a long time,' Alderweireld told voetbal.nl. 'We're only in mid-July it can still be done. If a nice club comes, it can go fast.'

'If there is nothing, then I'll just stay at Ajax.'

So, at least he didn't think that we weren't good enough - it just looks like he wanted more money than David McNally thought he was worth.

No point paying over the odds, I expect the next target on the list will become clear soon.

OTBC




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Date:Saturday July 13 2013

Time: 12:02PM

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good. wages need to be at level club can afford.
DRAYTON GREEN
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13/07/2013 12:15:00

Greedy fool ! Hope he stays where he is an becomes an unknown
yellow belly
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13/07/2013 12:37:00

Ambition needs to be tempered with good business sense. The very fact Norwich are showing both in abundance is the real news here. No sleep lost over this one (or Ola Toivonen) I would imagine.
The Yellow Shark
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13/07/2013 12:56:00

Would have been nice though seeing him spray some balls out from the back.
Jason Runnquist
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13/07/2013 13:17:00

I suspect from the point of view of both those pre mentioned players they were more interested in sending out come get me messages. I wonder too if that's not a ploy of hoppers camp??? Surely he would not leave champions league opportunities to become a chumpion flatpacker.
Clwyd
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14/07/2013 16:11:00

whoops.... or do I mean Hooper???
Clwyd
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14/07/2013 16:12:00

I doubt if he would go to flat pack. dO CELTIC HAVE TOPLAY IN QUQLAIFIERS in champions league ? If so they could be out in a month
DRAYTON GREEN
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14/07/2013 19:36:00

 

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