Terriers cool on O'Donovan swoop talk

15 June 2010 11:31
Huddersfield have dismissed reports that an approach has been made to sign Irish striker Roy O'Donovan from Sunderland this summer.[LNB] The 24-year-old impressed during a loan spell in League One last season when he scored nine goals in 15 appearances for Hartlepool United.[LNB]He will be leaving parent club Sunderland over the summer and Hartlepool have already expressed an interest in signing O'Donovan on a permanent basis.[LNB]Carlisle United have also been linked with a move for the forward, while speculation has claimed that Huddersfield want to sign O'Donovan.[LNB]However, the Terriers' chief executive Nigel Clibbens has rejected the rumours and says manager Lee Clark has not tried to add the player to his squad.[LNB]"That's not the case," Clibbens told the Huddersfield Examiner. "We have had no contact either with the player or his club."[LNB]Veteran midfielder Lee Carsley has also been linked with a move to the Galpharm Stadium following his departure from Birmingham City.

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