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Watford calm Smith sale fears

Watford have been quick to distance themselves from speculation linking fans favourite Tommy Smith with a £1.6m move to Championship rivals Cardiff.

Those naughty sports hacks at Sky Sports have been at the epicentre of a rumour that could send shockwaves through Hertfordshire, insisting that Smith was 'considering` the switch to Wales.

Now Watford have stepped in to put fans minds at rest, stressing through the W`Observer that they "are yet to receive any offers" for the player.

Which is good news as £1.6m is an insult to the club - in today`s market, Smithy is worth £2.5m+ of anyone`s money…

Hornets playmaker Smith is said to have already turned down a summer approach from Stoke whilst Reading, Derby, Blackburn and Hull have all been linked with the player in the last few months.

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Writer: Dr Watford Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday January 30 2009

Time: 2:56PM

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This doesn't exactly fill me with confidence, the statement "Yet to receive any offers" could mean "Why don't you make one and we'll think about it". We must keep Tommy!
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30/01/2009 15:51:00

let,s hope tommy stay's,would be very hard to accept tommy leaving,he is a pure cult hero, smithy is priceless,,
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30/01/2009 16:27:00

I dont want him to leave either but we have proved we can score with out him like against Crystal Palace
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30/01/2009 19:10:00


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