olton face battle to sign Veloso

27 January 2009 01:19
"He (Veloso) is not allowed to talk too much now about this subject but he is looking forward to seeing clubs reaching an agreement," added Barbosa."It is important to notice that Bolton are not alone. Manchester City have already shown interest in him."Probably (between Tuesday and Wednesday) there might be an outcome on this issue."What may block the negotiations? Well if the bidders do not offer what Sporting Lisbon are looking at, for example."Megson confirmed that such funds could be made available if they can find the right target. 606: DEBATE He isn't really a potential signing because he is far too good for us[LNB] jimbo "He certainly is expensive but that is not the issue," he added."If we can take the right player to (club owner) Eddie Davies there has never been an amount of money that he hasn't given us."If it is a player we think will improve us and it is do-able we will try to do it."We would like to bring in quality players but if they are not quality players we won't do it for the sake of it."However, Velosa has made clear his contentment at Sporting and stressed at the weekend that he did not want to leave the club."I started at Sporting, it was Sporting that created me and I just have to thank Sporting for everything they have done for me," he told the club's website."I am happy at the Alvalade Stadium and I will continue to work to help the team achieve what we want. I am committed."

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