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Newcastle Have Warncok Bid Rejected

Newcastle Have Warncok Bid Rejected

Newcastle United have reportedly had a bid for Stephen Warnock turned down outright by Paul Ince at Blackburn.

The offer is allegedly £3 million, but Rovers are keen to hold on to the full back who was bought for an absolute steal at £1.5 million from Liverpool in January 2007.

Warnock has since got rid of his tag as injury prone and established himself as a regular at left back for Blackburn and recently made his full England debut.

£3 million Keegan??? You;re having a laugh.

Warnock isn't going anywhere as he recently backed the new manager and looks to another season of progress at Ewood Park.

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Writer:Mikey
Date:Thursday July 17 2008
Time: 1:07PM

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The vultures certainly are circling our club trying to pick it apart!
FreidelNo.1
17/07/2008 13:18:00
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Yeah I ahve to agree, wot with Friedal possibly going to and def linked to Villa and now this, please!!! To leave for Newcastle would not be a good move for Warnock, just does not make sense and for Freidal to start over at the age of 38 is a bit silly as well, I do think we should take Robinson as part of any deal with Spurs but with the intention of having a good keeper around for possibly next season when Brad gets that wee bit closer to 40
Clint
17/07/2008 14:45:00
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Cheeky was my original thought. Warnock is one of the Premier leagues unsung heroes, does his job, keeps out of the limelight. An offer of £3 million, although flattering, is no-where his value. If Wayne Bridge is valued at £5mill, Warnock must be valued around £7mill...? On the Friedal situation, taking off my Blue and White tinted glasses, if someone is willing to pay £2.5 million for a 38 year old, you would normally snap their hand off...?
Decimus Poole
17/07/2008 14:59:00
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It seems like a lot of your players are being linked away, I hope you can keep most of your squad together as I like Rovers. As a Villa fan I would obviously take Bentley and Friedel off your hands but I am sure you would get a good amount for cash for both. As some of you have mentioned 2.5 mil is a good price for both clubs, as we want him for a couple of years to let the other american Brad settle in to the prem, Friedel will definately be in to mentor the young lad.
Tez86
17/07/2008 15:23:00
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Sorry Tez86 - I wouldn't want Friedel sold for all the tea in China. And yep, DP I see your point about 2.5 million for 38 year old... but he is a keeper, this isn't Tugay we're talking about. If Brad stays fit I don't see a reason why he can't carry on for another couple of years. The fact that Villa want him so badly shows that they they think he can do a job for a couple of years - so do I
FreidelNo.1
17/07/2008 15:51:00
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The main reason you don't want him to go is that you'd have to change your name aswell FN1! CarsonNo.1 doesn't have the same ring :-) However, RobboNo.1 could work. Could have been EnklemanNo.1, which would have been a bit of a mouth full...
Decimus Poole
17/07/2008 16:07:00
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Warnock is one of the best LB in the country+ you can hardly find any good LB's today- so no way we should sell him....
IsraeliRover
17/07/2008 20:56:00
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DP - well yes that would annoy me!
FreidelNo.1
18/07/2008 11:06:00
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It looks like it is going to happen now as well mate. Shame. Warnock willd ef be staying though.
MikeyGamst
18/07/2008 12:37:00
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Lots of changes on the horizon... still clubs go through transitions like these - lets hope we come out of it with a decent squad.
FreidelNo.1
18/07/2008 12:51:00
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