Portsmouth misfit David Nugent refuses to be sold to Burnley

22 January 2010 12:42
David Nugent has delivered crisis club Portsmouth another blow by refusing to be sold to Burnley.[LNB]The south coast club are desperate to sell the hitman to the Clarets for £3.5m to help pay off their debts.[LNB]Going nowhere: Nugent[LNB]A deal has already been agreed between the two clubs but Nugent would rather stay on loan for the rest of the season instead.[LNB]He is due back to Fratton Park on Tuesday if Burnley are unable to agree a loan switch but is keen to remain with the Clarets.[LNB]Burnley boss Brian Laws said: 'He wants to stay here for the rest of the season. He wants to leave everything about his future until the end of the season and concentrate on playing.[LNB]'We are trying to talk to Portsmouth to sort out some kind of deal but that is taking it's time at the moment.'[LNB]Portsmouth's cash nightmare hit a new low on Wednesday when Sol Campbell sued his old club for £1.7m of unpaid image rights and bonus.[LNB]They have also seen £10m of TV money withheld by the Premier League and are struggling to lift a transfer embargo.[LNB]Nugent signed for Pompey in a £6m in 2007 but failed to make his mark at Fratton Park.[LNB] Tottenham, Manchester City and Sunderland in £10m race for Portsmouth defender Younes KaboulStoke set to revive James deal as Portsmouth re-open talks over keeperPORTSMOUTH FC

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