FEB 01] COVENTRY CITY NEWS
Is Off And On Again
yo-yoing surrounding John Hartsonís possible move to Coventry
is continuing, with different sides claiming that the deal is on
player was seen at Highfield Road yesterday to resume talks over
his proposed move from Wimbledon.
£5 million switch broke down last month when Cedric Roussel
refused to move in the opposite direction as part of the deal.
City, desperate for goals, now say that they have re-opened
discussions with a view to paying the entire sum in cash.
Hartsonís agent Jonathon Barnett said the deal is dead:
all been speculation and paper talk - ifs, whats and
Cedric Roussel, who lashed out at the Coventry City board over
the pressure they put him under to go to Wimbledon, is now a
target for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
assistant manager John Ward said:
deal is still ongoing, we're still involved with Coventry on
put in a telephone enquiry basically to see what the situation
is at Coventry's end and we're just waiting to see what they
[19 JAN 01] HARTSON
SAYS SKY BLUES DEAL IS DEAD
SEE [23 JAN 01] ROUSSEL
RAGES AT SKY BLUES BOARD