Monday 19 March 2018

Derry open to new offers for McClean

DERRY City have accepted that winger James McClean is set to move to the UK and are waiting for an acceptable bid.

The Candystripes have already turned down a bid from Blackpool for the rising star who attracted Reading manager Brian McDermott and Peterborough's Darren Ferguson to the Brandywell on Friday night.

The club sold Niall McGinn to Celtic for £200,000 in 2009 and boss Stephen Kenny admitted he would like to keep him, but a decent bid will most likely be accepted.

"We know he's going to go, but preferably we want him to go in October. Whether that's possible or not, we'll wait and see," he said. "We're just waiting to see what comes in and we'll make a decision on that. We did say that Niall went for £200,000, but we haven't put a valuation on James."

Irish Independent

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