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    Strasbourg Saint wrote:
    DBTM wrote:
    arthur dalyrimple wrote:
    Defoe is the best shout with Ricky Lambert , Barton at number 6 and someone fast on the right , Robert Green for Goalie , sorted.
    Is that Joey Barton? The same Joey Barton who's just been handed a 12 matches ban, making him miss a 3rd of the season? That nutcase?
    Please tell me you've nothing to do with recruiting players at the club.
    I think he means Dick Barton, Special Agent!
    I'd take Warren Barton over that chode."
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Southampton 'make £6m-plus offer' for Jay Rodriguez claim reports

Jay Rodriguez (left)

Jay Rodriguez (left)

First published in Sport

Saints have reportedly offered in excess of £6m for Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez.

Nigel Adkins failed in his pursuit to sign the highly-rated forward during last summer's transfer window, but it appears the club have now gone back in for the 22-year-old as they look to strengthen the squad for their Premier League return.

The Clarets are ideally hoping to receive £8m for the player, who has one year left to run on his contract, but were said to be mulling over the offer from Saints, according to reports from Lancashire.

However, this afternoon Burnley's head of media, Darren Bentley, claimed the club had received no bids for the young striker, who is also said to be attracting the attention of Sam Allardyce at West Ham.

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