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Fulham - The Last Word on Fabien Delph!

With the transfer window firmly shut, it`s time to reflect a little on those who were mentioned as candidates for our club but somehow didn`t find themselves signing on the dotted line.

One of these was Fabian Delph

We were linked with Delph on numerous occasions and it finally took a few words from Roy Hodgson to quash the rumours.

However, it now turns out that Leeds United never had any intention of selling the lad with their owner, chairman and spokesperson Ken Bates remarking,

'I don't know what the Mirror will write about now seeing as they've been at it all month."

"Sky were banging on about Leeds fans expecting a tremendous price as well."

"Nothing happened, so now it's suggested 'at least until the summer'."

'The last time I looked at his contract, he is with us until 2012. Why should he go anywhere this summer? Or the summers after that? "

'I had a chat with him after Peterborough game. He's at home at Leeds, we want to look after him and we will look after him and support him."

'He's happy at Leeds and has an agent who is more interested in looking after him than he is making a fast buck.'


Well that`s that one cleared up then!




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Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 3 2009

Time: 5:47PM

Your Comments

Well, Ken, i don't really think, to be honest and fair, a lad of his ability would want to play league 1 football!! The cottage is the place for you Delphy boy!!
KBFulham
Small village Club like yours batter were he is !!
Tiny T
Tiny T - hows is life in DIVISION THREE mate?
Al Billy
Im sure Premier League football is enough to entise anyone Tiny T :P. Small Village Club? Didnt realise that London was a village now.... When was the last time you filled Elland Road by the way... erm... Kaiser Chiefs concert back in 08 wasnt it?
FFC Daz
london nearly has the population of the country i live in,,mayb oz is a village now too
whiteaussie
a very sunny village though!
Al Billy
FFC Daz - great retort mate, great!
Al Billy
made me laugh as well!
Putney
I wonder if Ken has ever met anyone who has done something for a fast buck....oh yes...he even mentions a mirror he has looked in within his comments.
FulhamJules
 

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