Date: 20th July 2018 at 4:30pm
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The Daily Mail believe that Stoke will try to reach a compromise on James Chester’s asking price.

We are said to want £10m for the 29-year-old but so far the Potters have only made a bid of £5m. Gary Rowett’s side are hoping they can do a deal for £8m.

When I asked fans whether this would be enough to sell our no.5, the vast majority feel he’s worth a lot more than that:

Of course, we have to be mindful that the club could now have investment from NSWE, and as he is one of our key assets, we can’t be allowing Chester to leave for such an amount.

It is believed that we still owe West Brom some of the £8m we paid for the Welshman two years ago, and it’s likely that we need at least £10m or so to even make a profit on the transfer.

Considering as well, he’s one of the top defenders in the league, we shouldn’t be letting him go on the cheap.

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One Reply to “He’s Worth More Than That – 73% Of Villa Fans Polled Against £8m Sale Of Key Player”

  • They are taking the Michael with a £5m offer. We bought him for £8m didn’t we?!! Ok, he’s 2 years older but he is also a far better and more consistent player imho, so the very least we should expect would be £10m. Although now with this new investment, we should try and avoid any sales until January and cross the FFP bridge when we come to it the. Or just ignore it and take the fine like Bournemouth seem to have done.

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