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Quinn waits on Reid...

Quinn waits on Reid...

Niall Quinn is set to hear back from Spurs boss Martin Jol today to hear whether his £3m bid for Andy Reid has been successfull.

Following a failed attempt last week for both Reid and fellow teammate Callum Davenport, Quinn has gone back in with a renewed bid for the former, and is expected to hear how this has fared today.

After yet another Championship loss, it is clear that the squad needs an injection of creativity and enterprise, and it is hoped Andy Reid could provide just that. Reid would be expected to play wide left of midfield, allowing Liam Lawrence to revert back to his favoure right side, after unimpressive performances on the left.

Another player expected to add a new dimension to midfield, Arnau Riera, has still not officially signed despite being expected to yesterday. It is not known what is causing the delay to finalise the deal but the player is understood to have agreed terms and passed a medical.

Quinn told the Sunderland Echo today,

'I'm looking to bring in two or three new players as soon as possible.

'We've got our bids in and hopefully will find out about at least one of them today.

'We know we have to improve our creativity and hopefully new players will help us to do that.

'Riera, for example, is a busy player and hope that he will add increased drive in midfield.'

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Date:Thursday August 10 2006
Time: 1:44PM

Comments

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trust me you dont want andy reid.
stickyp
10/08/2006 14:49:00
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£3mil for Andy Reid...that would be the second fantastic over-inflated sale that Spurs have done this summer. laughing all the way to the bank.
Mr_Ash
10/08/2006 15:48:00
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Being a Tottenham fan I feel that Tottenham fans are being a tad unfair to Reid, He has had alot of injuries and has not really had a decent run in the side, yes he is 1st in the line at the pie stalls but I am sure that alot of this is inactivity during injuries etc, he is stockily built as is Rooney but I hope that we keep him and he gets his chance, he has'nt become a bad player overnight just because he now plays for Tottenham, many players do not show their best until they play for Tottenham.
sidyid
10/08/2006 15:55:00
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IS a BJ needed to complete the deal and get the money??? Potentially yes, in pracitse no! He does not have the fitness or the mental strength to get fit and this will always be in contention throughout his career! I'd have taken £2m, but £3m is a deal! When he came neartly 2 yrs ago - fitness was already in question, now 2 yrs on and having been in the Premiership it still is - says it all! Yes he might have been injured, but if he really wanted to make a go of his career, he wouldnt be stuffing himself during long periods of inactivity! Please take him ASAP!
El Jefe
10/08/2006 16:34:00
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lol loosers lol
geordie boys
19/08/2006 19:56:00
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geordie boys the skunks are going to suffer this season your laughing now little boy but you just wait FTM
Easington_FTM
22/08/2006 21:04:00
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LOL YEAH YEAH HERE'S ANOTHER SCUMBERLAND FAN TRYIN TO SAY SUNDERLANDS BETTER THAN NEWCASTLE LOL OI MATE Y DOD'T YA GO AND AV A DAY OFF THE FUTURE'S BRIGHT 4 NEWCASTLE MARTINS,DUFF,PARKER,EMRE,N,ZOGBIA AMEOBI WOT AV U GOT A STADIUM HALF EMPTY EVERY GAME PLAYERS WHO JUST WHANNA PICK UP THEIR PAY PACKETS EVERY WEEK LOL MATE UR A LAGHING STOCK OF FOOTBALL EVEN YA CHAIRMAN MADED A JOKE SAYIN HE'S GONNA SIGN A WORLD CLASS MANAGER WHO WOULD WANT IT EVEN KEVEN PHILLIPS DID'T WHANNA REJOIN U RELERGATION CANDITATES IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP LOL YA GOING DOWN LOL
geordie boys
23/08/2006 09:22:00
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er mr roy keane please stand up
Easington_FTM
23/08/2006 22:49:00
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better than GLEN RODENT any day
Easington_FTM
24/08/2006 00:27:00
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lol better than roeder how do u know he's never been manager lol and it won't matter if keane comes in anyway cause he won't take ya up he'll be takin ya down and quin calls him a world class manager LOL wot a prat of a chairman ya got their how does he know when he's never been a manager lol thick as ****
geordie boys
24/08/2006 11:36:00
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