AFC Wimbledon set to switch striker transfer chase – as Ardley talks about respecting non-league outfit

BY SAM SMITH

AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley has said the club have moved on from their attempts to sign Boreham Wood striker Morgan Ferrier.

 

The National League side released a strongly-worded statement on Saturday claiming the player’s new intermediary has attempted to move the player on “at all costs” – despite Ferrier having a specific release clause in the 16-month contract he signed in February.

 

The statement added that the Dons had a bid – made up of a £35,000 offer and a 25 per cent sell-on fee – rejected.

 

Ardley was given the chance to respond on Saturday, saying: “I haven’t seen their statement.

 

“As far as I’m aware Morgan was one that we’ve had a nibble at and asked the question. The response we got was a declining of our offer so as far as I’m concerned we are looking elsewhere.

 

“As it stands he is a Boreham Wood player and we want to do things as respectfully as we can. We’ll now start looking elsewhere.”

PHOTO BY PAUL EDWARDS


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