Date: 20th September 2008 at 11:53am
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Wigan Athletic boss Steve Bruce is gearing up to sell Latics and England centre forward Emile Heskey in the next transfer window and he is letting others know how much he wants for the big hit man

Bruce speaking to reporters ahead of this weekends game with Spurs hinted that it would need an offer in the region of £10 million to capture Heskey from the Latics and though offers were received during the summer they obviously didn`t meet the valuation that Bruce has on Heskey, Bruce told the press:

‘If somebody’s going to offer us £10million, for instance, in January, then I’ve got a decision to make.

‘That certainly wasn’t the case in the summer, so there wasn’t a decision to make.

‘There’s got to be a buyer and it’s got to be an offer big enough to take away an England centre-forward in the middle of the season.

‘It’s a big, big decision to make on behalf of the club, but one that you have to consider if it happens.

‘With the Bosman ruling, he’s quite within his rights to say ‘I’ve got ten months left, I’m going to see what develops

‘As long as he keeps producing as he is doing for us, then I’ll offer him a deal tomorrow and he knows that.

‘But he’s entitled to keep his options open and see where the club is at the end of the season.’


Lets hope that we have someone to bring in if Heskey is going to be allowed to move on, though it is better to sell him in January than lose him for nothing in June

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