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Transfer Balls: Arsenal Sign Swansea’s Wilfried Bony For Less Than Spurs And Liverpool Bought Him For

by | 17th, September 2014

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TRANSFER Balls: The Daily Express reveals that Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham are in for “£19m target Wilfried Bony”. The headline ends a little esoterically: “CONFIRMS interest.”

So. David Wright says Bony has confirmed that the three clubs were interested in him. Only, he didn’t. All he said was:

“There were some chances (that I might leave). I waited and nothing happened…”

No bid was made for Bony, said Sky Sports. Bony makes no mention of Spurs, Arsenal nor Liverpool.

It’s no-news being presented as news. And it follows a theme because back in July the South Wales Evening News reported that Liverpool were not intersted in Bony.


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That paper added:

Monaco, Roma and Borussia Dortmund are among the Continental teams who were said to be keen.

Any of them bid for Bony? No.

And there was the Mirror , which declared in August:

Tottenham plot £45m transfer splurge on Morgan Schneiderlin and Wilfried Bony

News was that Spurs had valued Schneiderlin at £20m; meaning they had earmarked £25m for Bony. But the Express says Bony is avalable for £19m.

The Mail said Spurs were going to bid £18m and wer batlting Liverpool for the player.


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No fewer than two Mirror journalists Steve Stammers, Dave Kidd added:


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He didn’t. He scored 25 goals in his firsst season with Swansea.

And the South Wales Evening Post told us that:

It is understood the striker’s Swansea contract features a release clause of around £20 million.

Which no one bid . But now, as the Express says, you can have him for £19m.

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