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jamesp_1927
31-07-2006, 10:06 PM
Swansea insist they will not improve their latest contract offer to midfielder Andy Robinson.

Robinson and his agent have held further talks with Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins over the offer of a new three-year contract.

No agreement has been reached but Swansea remain hopeful of keeping the player, who has one year remaining on his contract, after already turning down 300,000 bids from Cardiff and Southend.

A statement from the club read: "Swansea City has made Andy Robinson an exceptional offer to commit his future to the club and feel we have reached the point where this has to be our final offer.

"Swansea City do not want to sell Andy Robinson, and we are more than willing for Andy to stay with the Club and to see out the final year of his current contract - even if this results in Andy walking away as a free agent next summer."

Cardiff have continued their interest in Robinson, although Championship rivals Stoke are favourites to land the highly-rated star should he leave the Liberty Stadium.

This for me opens the gateway for Cardiff and other Championship clubs interested in his services. I know the Swans denied interest in Micah Hyde but I think they might be interested in him to replace Robbo ?

Nicky
01-08-2006, 01:57 PM
Swansea insist they will not improve their latest contract offer to midfielder Andy Robinson.

Robinson and his agent have held further talks with Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins over the offer of a new three-year contract.

No agreement has been reached but Swansea remain hopeful of keeping the player, who has one year remaining on his contract, after already turning down 300,000 bids from Cardiff and Southend.

A statement from the club read: "Swansea City has made Andy Robinson an exceptional offer to commit his future to the club and feel we have reached the point where this has to be our final offer.

"Swansea City do not want to sell Andy Robinson, and we are more than willing for Andy to stay with the Club and to see out the final year of his current contract - even if this results in Andy walking away as a free agent next summer."

Cardiff have continued their interest in Robinson, although Championship rivals Stoke are favourites to land the highly-rated star should he leave the Liberty Stadium.

This for me opens the gateway for Cardiff and other Championship clubs interested in his services. I know the Swans denied interest in Micah Hyde but I think they might be interested in him to replace Robbo ?

We aint gonna sell

Here is a statement

CLUB STATEMENT - ANDY ROBINSON
"Swansea City has made Andy Robinson an exceptional offer to commit his future to the Club, and feel we have reached the point where this has to be our final offer. We feel the deal being offered fully reflects Andy's career development since he joined us in August 2003. However, Andy feels that we are still some way short of matching both his playing and financial aspirations over the next few years. Obviously, the Club is disappointed with this stance. Swansea City do not want to sell Andy Robinson, and we are more than willing for Andy to stay with the Club and to see out the final year of his current contract - even if this results in Andy walking away as a free agent next summer.

To prove the Club's commitment to keeping Andy, we have in the past few weeks rejected offers from Southend United and Cardiff City of 200,000 and 300,000 respectively. Our aim this season is to achieve automatic promotion to The Championship and we feel that Andy has a big part to play in us realising that ambition".

jamesp_1927
01-08-2006, 02:03 PM
However, Andy feels that we are still some way short of matching both his playing and financial aspirations over the next few years

That says he wants more. A bigger offer.

I think he wants to move on now. Dont see him coming to us now we have signed Flood though. But I do think he will be leaving you.

Nicky
01-08-2006, 02:20 PM
Hope he don't he could be the one leading us to promotion.