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U's Target Nelson Set To Sign Elsewhere

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
Date:Tuesday June 16 2009
Time: 7:34PM

Comments

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Can you blame him? ;)
theguru
16/06/2009 19:57:00
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I think pretty much every club in L1 who can afford him has been linked.
Nellup
16/06/2009 20:02:00
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Yep, a large group of teams have been rumoured. Up the U's! Good player...
StevieG Col U
16/06/2009 21:07:00
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I've no idea what he's like, so I can't be sad we didn't sign him!
Matt_Us
17/06/2009 02:47:00
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I wonder how many of our targets we have officially failed with so far.
up_the_u's_aaron
17/06/2009 16:38:00
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Not sure, at least two. But they weren't official. And it's a llong summer. Some to go soon, for sure?
Matt_Us
17/06/2009 17:02:00
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Welcome to the site, Aaron. ;-)
StevieG Col U
17/06/2009 17:40:00
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:D On the other targets!
Matt_Us
28/06/2009 15:10:00
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