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12 March 2018 : Tom James Linked With Premier League Duo And Scottish Leaders
Premier League sides Swansea City and AFC Bournemouth and Scottish Premiership side Celtic have been named by the national press as chasing the signature of defender Tom James. The former Cardiff City player is named by the Independent newspaper as having captured the attention of all three clubs, after he broke into the Yeovil Town first team this season.

The article in question is highly speculative, without any quotes or sources for their information, although the Independent are not normally ones to throw around lists of names on the footballing rumourmill. They claim that Swansea City are the main party interested, suggesting that James would be a target to rival Kyle Naughton in the right-back position. They pitch his asking price as 'less than 500,000' for his services.

There were some raised eyebrows during the January transfer window when the 21 year old was given a new improved contract at the club, leading to obvious questions of what had triggered that decision. The deal did not lengthen the two year deal James had already signed in the summer of 2017, but presumably improved either the pay or conditions of those arrangements. He is still under contract until the summer of 2019, and even then would command a fee as he will not have reached his 24th birthday at that stage.

James has so far made 41 appearances for the club, scoring one goal, with all bar three of those coming during this season, where he has played every back four position. Any interested club would not be allowed to formally bid for his services until June, and so regardless of the substance of these reports, the Glovers will be able to rely upon him for the next eleven games.

Link: Tom James : Yeovil Town Statistics.


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