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Palacios Bid Accepted

Palacios Bid Accepted


Wigan Athletic have accepted a £14 million bid from Tottenham Hotspur for midfield man Wilson Palacios who is now agreeing personal terms with the North London club according to The Sun.

Palacios joined the Latics a year ago from Honduran club Deportivo Olimpia and has been nothing short of a revelation since making his debut against Derby County and his talents have been admired by home and opposition fans alike.

If the report is true and Palacios does leave for £14 million then Spurs have got themselves a bargain, the 24 year old Honduran has the potential to develop into one of the best midfield players in the world

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Friday January 16 2009
Time: 6:55AM

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Hope this isnt true
worbo
16/01/2009 06:56:00
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who's opinion that he has the potential to dev into one of the worlds best midfield players ? !
SonicBorg
16/01/2009 07:11:00
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I'll believe this when either club makes confirmation. Palacios will be a great addition at Spurs, but I've always liked Wigan, so I'd hate for this to effect them too badly which I fear it will. You have to agree though this deal would represent a great profit for Wigan (or is it just the North London clubs who care about that sort of thing). I truly hope that Brucey can bring in some more talent with the money he gets. After Spurs, Wigan are the team I'd most hate to see go down.
RVTSpurs
16/01/2009 07:17:00
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Great signing for the Spurs if we get him though! COYS
MancSpur
16/01/2009 07:45:00
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TBH dont know much about the player what are his key attributes? go deal all round i think , if it happens
eastsideyid
16/01/2009 08:18:00
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Hope he stays until after the weekend but good money for you if the deal goes thru.
storagematt
16/01/2009 08:35:00
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Vital Man City Info: For Worbo's excellent "Magnificent Seven Fan's Q&A Take Two: Wigan" go to: http://www.manchestercity.vitalfootball.co.uk/article.asp?a=139407
Johnny Baguette
16/01/2009 08:40:00
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bad news...hope the money will be smartly used to bring another raw jewel in the squad..come on bruce, u r good at that!...as for spurs..they must realise they r not short of good players..they must have other problems!!...it was a big mistake to give away martin jol..
egyptianfan
16/01/2009 11:30:00
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I just hope we can get a replacement in before the end of the window. Michael Brown is a good combative midfielder, though, so at least we have backup for now. However I would like to see someone matching Wilson's talents in before the window is out.
robin
16/01/2009 12:08:00
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God I hope this is true. I'm thrilled to bits we finally have a manager who won't stand for Jenas' hot and cold moments. It's no good playing out your skin against Mnure and l'arse and then looking like a headless chicken the rest of the season! Palacios is looking like a very decent player from what I've seen so far.
wayne king
16/01/2009 14:53:00
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