MAY 00] COVENTRY CITY NEWS
Williams Might Not Sign For City
Williams has insisted that he is not certain to sign a new deal with
29-year-old centre-back is one of three players who become free agents
when their contracts expire next month.
McAllister and David Burrows are the others and all three have been
offered new deals.
was reported to be close to signing a new three year agreement, after
earlier insisting he was on his way out of Highfield Road but now he
says he wants more time to consider his options.
want people to know this is not about money.
I just need time to think and to reassure myself in my own
mind what is going on because I don't feel I have been treated very
club made me an offer at the start of the season which was the same
as what I was already on.
offered me the same deal in March and the chairman said it was their
best and final offer, so I turned it down and took a gamble to try
to get myself another club.
club paid out big transfer fees for players who can't get into the
side whereas £2 million would have secured me for three or four
took until two weeks before the end of the season - when they were
backed into a corner by the performances of other people - to offer
me what I wanted.
have not said I won't sign, I just need more time to decide whether
I need a change and a fresh start.
not about money. It's about the fact that I have never felt wanted.
Since I came they have brought in seven centre-halves and I am
always the one to give way no matter how well I have played."