Boss says ball still in Newcastle's court
Although Crewe Alexandra are closing in on a loan deal for Chuks Aneke that won’t end the club’s interest in signing Bradden Inman on a permanent deal. The club have submitted bids to Newcastle United who are entitled to compensation due to his age. The two clubs are still having dialogue in regards to a suitable transfer fee to avoid the prospect of a tribunal.
Inman, 21, has expressed his desire to move to Crewe Alexandra in search of first-team football and Steve Davis says the club are 100% committed to coming to a solution sooner rather later.
“We have submitted another bid with Newcastle and are just waiting to hear back from them. They haven’t come back to us as yet, but hopefully they will come back to us over the next few days. Steve Davis told the club’s official web-site:
“These things can take time and we will be as patient as we need to be. We will get there in the end and it is just about us coming to an agreement over the fee. We will avoid a tribunal if we can.
He added: “Brad is 100% committed to coming here and we want him. He is a bit behind in terms of fitness but once we can sort it out then he will become a main part of our squad again. He wants to play football on a regular basis and have a successful campaign.”