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U's Set For Wrong Holt

Colchester United have taken midfielder Gary Holt on trial, while striker transfer-target Grant Holt is on the verge of a move to Norwich City.

U's chief Paul Lambert has handed former Wycombe Wanderers midfielder Holt, 36, a chance to impress tonight. The former Scottish international will feature for the U's at Heybridge Swifts later this evening.

After versatile midfield-man Johnnie Jackson slapped in a transfer request yesterday, click here, Holt could be seen as a replacement.

Meanwhile, another Holt, this being Grant, is close to completing a transfer to the U's League One rivals Norwich.

Earlier this summer, the U's had a 250,000 bid rejected for the Shrewsbury Town ace, and boss Lambert appears to have accepted defeat in his chase. Holt, himself, also committed his future to the Shrews but now looks set to make an exit.

If Holt seals his move to Carrow Road, he could feature against the U's on the season's opening day.


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Writer: StevieG Col U Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 23 2009

Time: 6:43PM

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Not another midfielder? and one at the end of their career to boot!
ooohhJohnnieJackson
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23/07/2009 19:23:00

Really don't want him. Get rid of Jacko and bring in Holt????
StevieG Col U
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23/07/2009 21:46:00

 

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