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Warnock's Future In Stephen's Hands

Bolton boss Dougie Freedman has said Bolton will gladly look at an extended deal on Stephen Warnock's loan, if the player wants it.

There's been a fair bit of speculation about our out of favour left back today, with some outlet's claiming a deal had been done that would kick in on January 1st, others saying there was still a dispute (but there had been movement) on the percentage of the wage we wanted Bolton to pay, but now we have something official from Bolton's Website.

Freedman said of the player:

'The ball is firmly in Stephen's court and if he expresses any interest in staying then we will certainly look at it. Until that time we are kind of snookered. He is a loaned player and he will go back to Villa after Saturday.'

Since joining the club on loan Warnock has made 14 appearances, and Freedman has been pleased with his input:

'Stephen has don fantastically well for us, we feel that in and around the place and we would like to look at that situation of Stephen would. He needs to be comfortable with his decision, see if he has enjoyed it and he will go away and think about it over the next couple of weeks. If he tells us that it's all positive then we will go to the board and try to explain why we should do something.'

Hardly sounds as clear cut as other reports suggested, but if Warnock has the chance to continue playing football I really don't imagine he'd want to return to us and resume training with the U21's would he.

It's in the best interests of all parties for him to move on.

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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 20 2012

Time: 6:19PM

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Mervin King's Pocket
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20/12/2012 18:53:00

Please go Stevie, thank you very much.
VillaHippo
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20/12/2012 20:03:00

I hope something is sorted out. I can't see him playing in the first team or the U21s here at Villa.
Pride of Lions
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21/12/2012 01:45:00

He never shirked and put in plenty of effort. Pity he wasn't good enough. Go and get regular first team football Steve and good luck.
144wittonlane
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21/12/2012 11:09:00

Well at least his future is not as his feet as he'd be properly screwed!!
son_of_cher
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21/12/2012 11:39:00

I hope the Villa fans remember that he was always a professional. It doesn't matter if he didn't make the grade, the toys didn't come out of the pram. Many other players could have and would have been a nightmare. Good luck Steve.
jsmccue
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21/12/2012 12:09:00

I echo the sentiments of jsm. Unfortunately he goes down as anothe Martin O'Neil signing who cost millions (7m if I remember correctly) and who will recoup next to nowt. Shorey, Luke Young, Beye, Warnock, Sidwell, Harewood, Davies, Okey Cokey, Collins, Dunne. There are more but off the top of my head that lot alone cost 60m in transfer fees and have been (or will be) sold for 7 or 8m. They were also on about 21m a year in wages. Over the course of their contracts that little spending spree by Mr O'Neil has cost our club about 100m. I wonder how Paul Lambert would have got on with that 100m???
voiceoftheholte
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21/12/2012 15:43:00

 

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