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U's Target Nelson Set To Sign Elsewhere

FREE AGENT defender Michael Nelson looks set to reject interest from Colchester United after leaving Hartlepool United.

The hard-man centre-half leaves Victoria Park, on a Bosman transfer, after shunning a new contract. And the U's, along with Brighton, Huddersfield, Southend and Leeds, appear to have incurred defeat in their attempts to sign him.

The 29-year-old has reportedly marked a move to either Championship new-boys Scunthorpe United, or recently relegated Norwich City, as his preferred destination.

Nelson is one of a long list of defensive players to have been mooted with a move to the Weston Homes Community Stadium, with none yet arriving.


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Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 16 2009

Time: 7:34PM

Your Comments

Can you blame him? ;)
theguru
I think pretty much every club in L1 who can afford him has been linked.
Nellup
Yep, a large group of teams have been rumoured. Up the U's! Good player...
StevieG Col U
I've no idea what he's like, so I can't be sad we didn't sign him!
Matt_Us
I wonder how many of our targets we have officially failed with so far.
up_the_u's_aaron
Not sure, at least two. But they weren't official. And it's a llong summer. Some to go soon, for sure?
Matt_Us
Welcome to the site, Aaron. ;-)
StevieG Col U
:D On the other targets!
Matt_Us
 

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