Wolves cling on to Clingan
By Tom Adams
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Wolves have turned down two offers for youth prospect Sammy Clingan.Championship outfit Wolves have turned down offers from both Chesterfield and Doncaster Rovers for youth prospect Sammy Clingan.
The 21-year-old impressed in League One last season during a loan spell at Saltergate, with The Spireites now looking to forge a permanent arrangement, and has also attracted an approach from Rovers boss Dave Penney.
However Glenn Hoddle's side are not prepared to let their academy graduate go for such a fee, and chief executive Jex Moxey revealed that the club had rebuffed the approaches for their midfielder.
"We have received bids worth £50,000 for Sammy," Moxey confirmed to the club's official website.
"But we are not prepared to let a player, who we have invested so much time in developing through our youth ranks, go for such a fee."
Meanwhile unpopular striker Henri Camara has returned to training at Molineux, and took the chance to apologise to the Wolves fans for his conduct over the past 12 months.
The Senegalese striker angered the club by refusing to play when they were relegated from The Premiership back in 2004, and has undergone loan spells with Celtic and Southampton whilst staying away from the Midlands outfit.
Camara is now back in training and has adopted a calm mentality regarding his future - although if Wolves receive a suitable offer his departure is still likely.
"I never had a problem with Wolves, I just separately wanted to keep playing at the highest level," Camara said as he apologised.
"I am sorry for the upset that followed.
"I never intended to cause an offence to the supporters who voted me their Player of the Year [in 2003/4].
"I am starting training today and will work hard and see what happens."
Camara will not be involved in the upcoming friendlies with Wycombe and Kidderminster, and Moxey insisted that the striker's future at Molineux was still firmly in the balance.
"Henri has proved himself a quality player who is well capable of scoring goals in the Premier League.
"We must therefore receive fair market value for him if he is to leave us.
"If we receive such an offer - and to date we have not - then we will sell him and the proceeds will give the manager more options.
"Alternatively, if no acceptable offer materialises and Henri stays, then we have a very good player to add to the squad that finished last season so strongly."