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Monday, November 24, 2008

Helguson Deal Breaks Down...Off to Charlton?

- As rumoured on the mesageboards and on QPR Report since Saturday, but not yet announced by either club. (Bolton have removed the signing announcement from their site

The Telegraph:
"...However, Sousa will not be able to count on the services of Bolton's Heidar Helguson after a proposed loan move to QPR collapsed for a second time. Negotiations with sporting director Gianni Paladini broke down yesterday after QPR changed the terms of the deal.
If the new manager did not realise the pressures that go with joining the richest club in the country, outside the Premier League, he does now." Telegraph

The Guardian
'...In the Championship, Heidar Helguson has thumbed his nose at QPR, and will get the bus down to Charlton ... The Guardian


Queens Park Rangers Football Club is delighted to announce the arrival of Bolton Wanderers' striker Heidar Helguson, on an emergency loan deal.
The 31 year-old has put pen to paper on a deal until the end of January and goes straight in to the R's squad for the Coca Cola Championship fixture against his former Club, Watford, on Saturday.
Helguson, who has made over 40 appearances for his native Iceland, scored the only goal of the game for his country against Malta last night (Wednesday).

Bolton's Official Site re Helguson site (since removed from site)
- "...The Iceland international will stay at Loftus Road until the end of January."

Tribal Football reported "QPR are still to close a deal for Bolton Wanderers striker Heidar Helguson. The People says the R's bid to sign Helguson has collapsed for a second time - after the Bolton striker snubbed them over a change in the length of his loan deal. Helguson agreed to join Rangers until the start of January, but general boss Gianni Paladini demanded he signed until the end of the transfer window month." Tribal Football]

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