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Swans Boss Rodgers Would Consider Scotland Loan
Swans Boss Rodgers Would Consider Scotland Loan
Friday, 28th Jan 2011 10:58

Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers says he would consider signing Town striker Jason Scotland on loan, if he became available. However, the Northern Irishman is yet to make an approach for the 31-year-old former Swan, who joined the Blues from Wigan in the summer.

Rodgers said: “He is someone who had two fantastic years here and scored a lot of goals. Everyone knows Jason’s qualities and if he became available for a loan we would have to consider it.

“There was a possibility to buy him in the summer, but we didn’t have that sort of money and there were other things we needed to look at at the time at the club. But he is certainly a player that could be interesting.”

The ex-Watford and Reading manager says he has as yet made no move for the Trinidadian: “I don’t know what the situation is with him because I’ve not asked the question. Maybe it’s a case that he wants to play, but I’ve not spoken to anyone and he’s an Ipswich player.”

Elsewhere, former Blues boss Roy Keane has been somewhat speculatively linked with the manager’s job at Sheffield Wednesday currently occupied by Alan Irvine.

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bobble added 11:05 - Jan 28
poor buggers at sheffield can we send them a red cross parcel now ? or is it to early ?

howdonblue added 11:09 - Jan 28
why should we loan him to em ......
cough up the cash or forget it ........
bloody cheapskates

slippery added 11:26 - Jan 28
Howdonblue cheapskates haven't we just taken some1 on loan and aren't even paying his full wage? It's the way the game is now

howdonblue added 11:33 - Jan 28
Yes your right slippery.
But i think if he's going to be surplus we
Should get rid.
But I hope not I like Scotland and would be
Sad to let him go

Blue92 added 11:34 - Jan 28
slippery, I wouldn't call us cheapskates for not forking out 45k a week for one possibly injury prone, 32 year old player in the championship. That's just risk reduction.

Dolly2.0 added 11:50 - Jan 28
Why do managers keep talking about our players? Sod off Rogers.

Keaneish added 12:10 - Jan 28
So would i if we get Austin!!

Scuzzer added 12:11 - Jan 28
We are not paying out 45K p/w for Bullard.
Scotland won't be going anywhere if we cant get Austin...which appears to be the case. Scotland is our leading scorer with 7, along with Norris, so we would be stupid to loan him out.
I am just so sad to see that our club (well it used to be!) has been so botched up. 21 contracts closing in the summer...and a profound inabillity for the guy who is responsible for them to actually offer terms to prespective players who would have the ability to get out of the mess we find ourselves. Scarey!

corshamblue added 12:42 - Jan 28
If you've not made an approach, I'd suggest shutting the **** up then !!

Stupid is what Stupid Does !

Worcester added 13:24 - Jan 28
Agreed Scuzzer we would have to be as daft as a brush to loan out Scotland before replacing him.....Hello Mr Clegg. Whats that? You've been on the phone to Swansea?

Worcester added 13:25 - Jan 28
Can some get a list of all the players that are out of contract in the summer. I honestly haven't kept up. Or maybe better to tell me Whho IS under contract?

bluelady added 14:35 - Jan 28
You may as well take him two thirds of our squad going in the summer and no money for new players town joining a five a side league next season!

Toepunt added 14:59 - Jan 28
from what I can tell we would be left with the following...

Seb Dunbar

oddball added 16:07 - Jan 28
Wage structure is the problem, most players want the best wage they can get and ipswich are struggling, and have done for a long time, to attract and keep players, it is worrying and Clegg is responsible for signing players and contracts.

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