Norwich City are reportedly unwilling to match Sheffield Wednesday’s valuation of Jordan Rhodes.
According to a report from The Sun on Sunday (4/8; page 67), Norwich plan to make a £4 million bid for Jordan Rhodes, but the Canaries are currently unwilling to meet Sheffield Wednesday’s £7 million asking price for the striker.
Rhodes went into this summer in an unusual position having helped Daniel Farke’s men secure promotion to the Premier League before returning to Wednesday where he has endured such a difficult spell in his career.
The former Middlesbrough man scored six times as Norwich won the title, but found himself as an unused substitute on the opening day of the new season as Lee Bullen’s men beat Reading 3-1 at the Madejski Stadium.
The Sun on Sunday (4/8; page 67) has suggested that the Canaries plan to go back in for the 29-year-old, and plan to make a £4 million offer before the transfer deadline. However, it appears that that may not be enough to get a deal done.
The report notes that Wednesday want almost double that figure, with the asking price being set at £7 million.
It looks to be in all parties’ best interests for a deal to be agreed before the deadline passes. Rhodes is going to need to do extremely well to force his way from the periphery of the squad at Hillsborough, so reaching a compromise could be best for both clubs, as well as being exactly what Rhodes needs after his struggles.
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