Bees request Turner review

02 November 2009 05:07
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Brentford have asked the Premier League to investigate Michael Turner's move from Hull City to Sunderland.[LNB] There has been some confusion over the exact fee paid by the Black Cats to Hull over the summer and as a result the percentage in sell-on fees owed to former clubs Brentford and Charlton.[LNB]Centre-back Turner started his career with Charlton before joining the Bees in 2004 and later moving on to the KC Stadium.[LNB]"We have previously written to the Football League requesting that they ask the Premier League to carry out a review of the transfer fee following the transfer of Michael Turner from Hull to Sunderland," said Brentford director and acting CEO David Heath. [LNB]"Hull and Sunderland have to present to the Premier League Board at a board meeting on 20th November."[LNB]DisagreementHeath continued: "We have a disagreement with Charlton concerning the sell-on clause and a percentage of the sell-on fee in question is being held by the Football League.[LNB]"Both clubs have previously received their percentages of the sell-on fee that were not in dispute. [LNB]"Brentford FC have submitted their Statement of Claim to the Football League and the matter will be resolved at a Football Disciplinary Hearing during the week commencing 30th November."[LNB]Turner, having previously been linked with Liverpool and Manchester City, was publicly valued at £12million by Hull during the transfer window at a time when he had four years remaining on his contract.[LNB]However, when Turner did eventually leave the price was officially undisclosed.[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports