Barnsley fans have stated that they do not want their club to sell the captain ConorHourihane to Aston Villa.
Indeed Villa is looking to strengthen the team and is interested in signing the Barnsley player in the January transfer window.
Barnsley fans believe that this will weaken their team and make them less competitive in what is turning out to be a difficult season. They have already sold Sam Winnal to Sheffield Wednesday earlier in this transfer window, and they would feel that losing a player such as ConorHourihane will be dramatic for the club.
It appears that the Barnsley fans have started an online petition and gathering signatures to send to the club owner. They want to place pressure on the club in order to keep their best players. Continue reading 'Barnsley fans want Hourihane to stay'»
Matty Templeton is thrilled that a loan extension will enable him to stay on the tough, physical learning phase of first team football.
The Barnsley prospect feels that his experience of the National League North at Gainsborough Trinity is doing the magic for him as a player and hints that it’s maybe more beneficial than playing Under 21s football.
It was confirmed last week that the wide player would stay with the Blues until January. He’s enjoying his playing time at the Martin and Co Arena, and getting the best out of it.
He said, “Playing games is what I wanted, I wanted to experience.”
The player asserted that there’s more of a crowd and it’s a lot more physical than 21s football. “I’m playing against players who are mostly older than me, a lot stronger and bigger. Continue reading 'BARNSLEY PROSPECT’S DELIGHT AT EXTENDED DEAL'»
The head coach of Barnsley FC, Paul Heckingbottom does not want to see James Bree get injured so consistently as he has been doing in recent times.
James Bree is a 18 year old defender who has been getting playing time in the first team despite being so young, he has already proved to have what it takes to perform along with the rest of the older figures.
One of the things that has been affecting the youngster are injuries as the English defender has picked up hamstring injuries that has left him out of action and unable to play for a number of matches.
James Bree is a clear up and rising figure that can contribute to Barnsley FC and this is why the head coach Paul Heckingbottom wants to give the youngster more protection in order for him to not sustain unnecessary or dangerous physical problems.
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English club Barnsley is set to lose their central defender Alfie Mawson to Premier League side Swansea City.
Mawson is set to undergo a medical examination at Swansea on Tuesday, according to reports from Sky Sports. Upon passing the tests, there would no stopping the move. The 22-year old has already agreed personal terms with the Premier League side, reports say.
The transfer fee for Mawson to move from Oakwell to Liberty Stadium is believed to be around £5 million. Barnsley was supposed to feature the player when they played Rotherham on Saturday but decided to start getting used to his departure earlier. However, they won the encounter with a overwhelming victory.
Swansea manager Francesco Guidolin confirmed reports that he was in the market to get a centre back before the transfer window closes, particularly after losing Welshman Ashley Williams to Everton. The club hasn’t started the new campaign on a bright note, hence the extra efforts at urgently getting a replacement.
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Barnsley are reported to be very keen on landing Tom Bradshaw this summer.
The submitted a bid for the star player but it was rejected on the basis of a poor transfer deal. Barnsley were alleged to have submitted a bid for £250,000 but Walsall want close to £1million to the deal to go through. The 23-year old youngster is set to enter the final stages of his contract at the Banks’s Stadium and is likely to join in the exodus ongoing at the club this summer.
The Tykes are now set to increase their offer for the player so his club can release him for the move. Rangers also want the player’s signature but are yet to submit an official bid. Barnsley are reported to be interested in returning with an improved bid for the Welsh striker.
Aside Bradshaw, Barnsley are still pursuing Charlton Athletic winger Callum Harriott. Their previous bid was earlier turned down but there are reports that the club will improve their offer for the 22-year old. Harriott is also in the final year of his deal with his club and Barnsley want him to play for them in the coming season.
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Tommy Wright has turned down an approach from Bristol City for his signature as he opted to remain at Barnsley in the forthcoming season, according to reports.
City wanted the coach to join their squad due to his performance in the last campaign but he rejected it. Barnsley also lost their bid for Plymouth defender Curtis Nelson as their approach was turned down instantly by the club.
Tommy Wright has enjoyed a lot of links with Bristol City especially at the prospect of reuniting Lee Johnson at Bristol City. From when the manager left Barnsley for the Ashton Gate, the 50-year old has been linked to the club but he was offered the Under21 role at the Championship side which he promptly rejected. Wright didn’t just turn down the coaching role; he signed a new deal with Barnsley. The club says it wouldn’t improve on the offer for Nelson.
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