Vital Football

Latest Watford FC News

Dyche: 'Newcastle bid miles away'

Dyche: 'Newcastle bid miles away'

Sean Dyche has joined owner Laurence Bassini in re-iterating his desire to keep key players at Vicarage Road.

Bassini spoke out earlier in the day to remind potential suitors that Watford would not be letting players go on the cheap.

Dyche has since come out to say that Newcastle United's bid for vice-captain Adrian Mariappa was 'miles away' from the Hornet's valuation of the 25 year-old.

Watford rejected a bid, believed to be £700k, out of hand yesterday. Some sources are reporting that the Tyneside outfit will return with an improved offer for the Harrow-born defender.

Speaking to The Watford Observer, Dyche explained the process of assessing a bid for a player:

'It was a very simple chain of events; A bid was made and we need to make it clear that it was nowhere near what we consider to be his valuation.

'We have a club policy where we don't give valuations because you get into weird territory but it was nowhere near what we think he is worth.'

Dyche continued:

'If those figures reach what this club think is appropriate - through the owner, the board, myself and Ross Wilson (head of football business) - then we will talk about it but they are miles away at this moment in time.'

Keep up-to-date with the latest on this and other Watford stories by sticking with Vital Watford. For extra Hornet's news, follow @VitalWatford or @TBBodell on Twitter.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tom Bodell
Date:Tuesday January 24 2012
Time: 9:10PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Joshua v Klitschko?

Comments

0
Last week of the window.... If Mapps don't go this week he will go at the end of the season I think... Only time will tell.....
watford1881
25/01/2012 20:23:00
0
1881 think your probably right, this is the time to sell him though, I know it diminishes the team, but if we can get close to 4 million for him, that's a good deal, besides, he deserves a chance in the Premiership.
ANDY710
25/01/2012 21:23:00
0
Yeah teams are more desperate now & therefore more likely to pay an OTT fee. Which obviously plays into our hands.
wfc123
25/01/2012 21:39:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Watford Articles

Vital View - Premier League, 24th-26th September

We saw impressive wins for Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Southampton with the Sunderland and West Ham struggles continuing.

Stats: Burnley v Watford

All the stats from Burnley (2) vs (0) Watford, Turf Moor, 26/9/16 Att:

Team Sheets - Burnley v Watford

Watford go to Turf Moor as the visitors to Burnley for the latest Premier League match.

Follow Burnley v Watford On Twitter

Watford go to Turf Moor as the visitors to Burnley today, this will be an 8pm kick-off.

Archived Vital Watford Articles

Vital Watford articles from

Site Journalists

Harry Welch
Editor email
Profile
KDCallanan
no email
Profile
chrisgwfc
no email
Profile
Colin Cowan
no email
Profile
Alex Moore
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Burnley MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Gomes0%
Amrabat0%
Cathcart0%
Prodl0%
Britos0%
Holebas0%
Pereyra0%
Behrami0%
Capoue0%
Ighalo0%
Deeney0%
Sub - Zuniga0%
Sub - Success100%
Sub - Kenedy0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 6 2 1 3 7 -1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Burnley 6 2 1 3 7 -3
14 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
16 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
17 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Watford Results (view all)

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Oct 1 2016 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 16 2016 1:30PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 2:15PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League