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Fulham lose out in race for Swedish star!

Fulham lose out in race for Swedish star!

A report in the Daily Mirror gives the indication that Fulham have missed out on a potential transfer target.

If it is correct, it looks as if Bolton Wanderers have beaten us to the signature of the Swedish striker, Johan Elmander.

Elmander was part of Sweden`s unsuccessful Euro 2008 squad and the Mirror is suggesting that Bolton boss, Gary Megson, is prepared to pay as much as £11 million to capture the forward.

Currently playing for Toulouse, it looks as if a late intervention from Fulham, declaring an interest, wasn`t enough to scupper Bolton`s deal.

All we`ll say is that £11 million seems a little steep for a humble club like ours to be coughing up for one player doesn`t it?



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Wednesday June 25 2008
Time: 4:30PM

Comments

0
We Could get crouch for that! Or a combination of Aaron Lennon, Dawson and Tanio from spurs
Backslash2010
25/06/2008 16:44:00
0
11 million quid?? The days of Marlet style signings are gone. I'd be very surprised if RH has been given much more than 10 million or so to go and buy players for next season after the idiot blew all that money last summer. Where on earth do Bolton get 11 million quid from anyway? How much did they get for Anelka again?
donfulham
25/06/2008 17:03:00
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15 MILLION
Backslash2010
25/06/2008 17:46:00
0
lol - £15,000 more like, madness 15 million!
Fulham Badger
25/06/2008 19:46:00
0
I'm not sure even Bolton have £15 million to spend on one player!
Putney
25/06/2008 19:48:00
0
i wud prefer 11 mil on one player than 30 mill on hundreds of championship players!!
alexlarge
25/06/2008 22:42:00
0
good point there alexlarge. I can't get it out of my head what RH would have been able to do for us with the cash we gave the 'idiot'!
donfulham
26/06/2008 08:50:00
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Wonder how much he actually has to spend this summer?!?!?
oranje_emu
26/06/2008 09:53:00
0
I doubt that much, proberly 15-16 Million
Backslash2010
26/06/2008 13:44:00
0
alexlarge - massive shout there mate - couldn't argue with that one!
Fulham Badger
26/06/2008 19:03:00
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