UK time is: 11:30:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Latics wont be held to a Kings Ransom

It is understood that the hold up in the Marlon King to Hull City transfer is the fact that the player is asking for a severance payment due to him not asking for a transfer in the first place.

King, who only signed for Wigan Athletic in January from Watford, has agreed personal terms with Hull and the Latics have also accepted a fee but chairman Dave Whelan is apparently unwilling to give King any 'golden handshake` to get him off the JJB payroll.

King is sitting tight and wants the pay-off due to the fact that he will take a wage cut if he goes to Hull so it is understandable from his point of view.

Earlier in the week Latics boss Steve Bruce hinted that there was a possibility that the deal would be called off and that Latics wouldn`t be held to ransom, he said:

"If the deal is not quite for him and the player isn't sure in his own mind, it's his prerogative to stay.'

'It's not happening at the moment, and if it's not going to happen soon I will probably knock the deal on the head. It's gone on long enough.'

So Marlon King will either have to accept a pay cut and no pay off or he will have to stay put at the JJB

Vital Latics

Fancy winning a Latics training top?

Click here to enter the training top competition




It's easy to join us at Vital Latics to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 5 2008

Time: 4:37PM

Your Comments

Very surprised that we have not called time on this as Brown and Duffen are said to want to avoid those motivated by cash only but want players that committ to something bigger than them, the clubs success. Thats why we went for the likes of Gardner and Mendy, both desp to play 1st team footy to get back into their national sides.
Mikez
To be honest if I was King I wouldnt leave for a pay cut! Who would?
worbo
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

PWU Latics Podcast - Stairway To Heaven (Thursday October 2 2014)

What The Bosses Said - Latics 0 Forest 0 (Wednesday October 1 2014)

An Unusual Bond - Uwe Rösler (Wednesday October 1 2014)

More Like It - Latics 0 Forest 0 (Wednesday October 1 2014)

FSF Awards - Vote For Your Latics Favs (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Big Game Preview - Latics v Forest (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Any Previous? - Latics v Forest (Monday September 29 2014)

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

List All Vital Latics Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wigan 0 - 0 Forest
Wigan 1 - 0 Blackpool
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading
Wigan 1 - 2 Ipswich
Wigan 4 - 0 Birmingham
Charlton 2 - 1 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Huddersfield 10 3 2 5 -8 11
19. Brighton 10 2 4 4 -2 10
20. Birmingham 10 2 4 4 -6 10
21. Wigan 10 2 3 5 -2 9
22. Fulham 10 2 1 7 -8 7
23. Bolton 10 1 2 7 -12 5
24. Blackpool 10 0 3 7 -9 3

Breaking League News

Cherries travel to Bolton
» Bournemouth : 02/10/2014 11:16:00
Wolves were shell-shocked
» Wolves : 02/10/2014 10:21:00
» Wolves : 02/10/2014 10:15:00
Highlights: Millwall 1-3 Birmingham
» Birmingham : 02/10/2014 10:01:00
» Reading : 02/10/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man of the Match v Forest
Suggested By:  Colin Crompton
Scott Carson 8%
James Perch 2%
Emmerson Boyce 2%
Ivan Ramis 22%
Andrew Taylor 2%
William Kvist 6%
Emyr Huws 6%
Don Cowie 4%
James McClean 40%
Callum McManaman 2%
Andy Delort 2%
Leon Barnett 4%