The bottom line is his agent with Alfie’s blessing has been trying to get him away for the best part of 14 months. As soon as they get the right offer that they both want then we are in no position to stop him leaving, whoever that club is. It might be this window or the next that they get the right offer but we won’t be stopping him leaving.
the signs are all there that since January he has known of interest and his head is turned, we now need to negotiate the best deal with the flub of his choice. No more contract offers to try and keep him, time to cash in and thank him for his service