Bids are a Long way off - Hammond

Published Add your comment

Football News

Reading have yet to receive a bid anywhere near their valuation for star striker Shane Long, according to director of football Nick Hammond.

Championship rivals West Ham are understood to have had an offer, thought to total around £7million with add-ons, for the 24-year-old rejected.

The Hammers are widely reported to be ready to come back with another bid.

Hammond told the Reading Post: "We want Shane at the club, but we have had offers for him.

"None of those have been at a level or point where we are prepared to trade.

"With every player there comes a point, but we are nowhere near that point yet. If it got to a level that we find acceptable, then we would have to sit down and review it."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Shane Long
West Ham United

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again