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Football | Nigeria

WBA reject second bid for Odemwingie



English Barclays Premier League side, West Bromwich Albion have turned down a second bid from rivals, QPR for Nigerian striker, Peter Odemwingie.

West Brom sporting & technical director (designate), Richard Garlick, has been quoted on the club's official website on Monday saying that "we have turned down a second, improved offer for Peter" from QPR.

"QPR have made a second, improved offer for Peter, which we have turned down.

"As we have repeatedly stated, we have no need or desire to sell our core players.

"Since we turned down Peter's transfer request, he has made his position clear in a statement to the media and via his personal Twitter account. This matter will be dealt with internally," said Garlick.

QPR are reported to have made an improved £3.25 million bid for Odemwingie.

The 31-year-old has been the subject of intense transfer speculation linking him with a move to the Loftus Road club.

The forward then handed in a transfer request in a bid to force a move away from the Hawthorns but officials of West Brom held firm and rejected the request.

Odemwingie subsequently took to the social networking site, Twitter to criticise officials of WBA; an action that fetched him £70,000 (two weeks wages) punishment.

QPR are bottom of the Premier League and 19 points behind Albion but Odemwingie has admitted he is flattered by Harry Redknapp’s interest.

“Best compliment I have ever received in my carrier [sic] as a player. Manager like HR spending to bring me for mission ‘impossible,” he posted via his verified Twitter account.

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