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Second Ali Al-Habsi Bid Turned Down

Second Ali Al-Habsi Bid Turned Down






It would appear that Wigan Athletics latest bid to Bolton Wanderers for goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi has been turned down after the Oman international revealed as much on his twitter account late last night.

Early last week the Latics had a £2 million bid for Al-Habsi rebuked by Bolton, they quickly followed this up with an improved offer of £3 million on Friday only for Al-Habsi to reveal on his twitter account last night that the latest bid has also been rejected.

Bolton have said that they want £5 million for their third choice goalkeeper who had his career turned round during a one year loan spell at the Latics, the 29 year old started 33 games and became a fans favourite, taking the player of the season award by a landslide. Previously, Al-Habsi had made just 10 appearances in four years for Bolton.



By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic



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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday June 5 2011
Time: 8:46AM

Comments

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TBH you'd have thought that a fee would have been agreed in the loan package as is usually the norm
worbo
05/06/2011 08:51:00
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yeah...a buy out clause. can't believe they didn't.
R-Wigan
05/06/2011 09:23:00
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I want him to come but we should not be held to ransom. 3.5 Million final offer for me
ZAKKY
05/06/2011 10:26:00
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Something tells me we're not going to get him unless Whelan actually doubles the amount to 5m.
robin
05/06/2011 10:26:00
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£5 million is still a good price for him. at least we know what were going to get with him. its not a gamble
Catterall
05/06/2011 12:44:00
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£5mill for Al-Habsi who has proven himself in the Prem seems a bargain. £6million cough Boselli cough...
MadWig1
06/06/2011 10:49:00
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