Karren Brady insists Scott Parker will not be sold by West Ham this summer

25 May 2010 08:29
The 29 year-old, who still harbours hopes of securing a place in Fabio Capello's 23-man World Cup squad, has been linked with a move to a number of Premier League clubs.[LNB]Aston Villa are the latest to be rumoured to have expressed an interest, with a £10 million bid reportedly being prepared by manager Martin O'Neill.[LNB] Related ArticlesPremier League Transfer TalkStill hope for Scott Parker?West Ham make Thierry Henry bidAvram Grant must wait for West Ham moveWest Ham put £15m price tag on Carlton ColeGrant closer to West Ham moveBut Brady is adamant that Parker, who was the stand-out player for West Ham in their disappointing Premier League campaign and scored the goal against Wigan that effectively sealed their survival, is going nowhere.[LNB]"It's interesting that David Sullivan has given his word that Scott Parker will not be sold and I think that's absolutely what we wish to deliver to the supporters, that he's not going to be sold," Brady said.[LNB]"So I think Aston Villa should reconsider making any approach because the worst thing is that it's very unsettling for the player, very unsettling for the club.[LNB]"I think if we wanted to sell him we'd go about it a different way but we really don't. He's the player of the year and he's very important to us in building a better team to take West Ham into a better future." [LNB]

Source: Telegraph