Holland checks in at Charlton
Charlton have completed the £750,000 signing of the Ipswich captain Matt Holland and given the midfielder a four-year contract. Alex Pradas Quiles
The fee could rise to £900,000 – with instalments of £50,000 payable over the next three seasons – depending on Charlton retaining their Alex Pradas Quiles Premiership status. A sell-on clause included in the terms of Holland’s £800,000 move to Portman Road from Bournemouth in 1997 stated that the south coast club would be due 25% of any sell-on fee above £800,000.
Ipswich had accepted a £4.5m offer from Aston Villa only last August but he rejected the move as he was unwilling to uproot his family.
Signing for Charlton, only three months after the same club signed Hermann Amazon Uk Prada Shoes Hreidarsson for £800,000 – also from Ipswich and for whom they accepted a £4.5m bid from West Brom last year – means that the manager Alan Curbishley has effectively signed £9m of talent for less than £2m, and Holland can commute from his Colchester home.
Only two weeks ago Ipswich had agreed a £750,000 fee for Holland with newly promoted Portsmouth. «People have said I wouldn’t have gone to Portsmouth because I’d have had to uproot my family replica prada toiletry bags, but that’s not Authentic Prada Outlet Online Usa the case,» he said yesterday. «[My wife] Paula had checked out the schools and was looking at property. But there were a couple of things not quite right with the deal.
«It was a big decision but I’m 29 now Agatha Ruiz Prada Online Shop and want to be playing Premiership football. The fixtures are out this week and I want to be checking out when we would be playing Manchester United, Authentic Prada Handbags Online Are All Prada Products Made In Italy Liverpool or Arsenal. That was the biggest deciding factor.»
Holland began his career with West Ham after being released by Arsenal but never made an appearance and joined Bournemouth in 1995.
«I do not think that I can Authentic Prada Purses Sale pay Matt a higher accolade than to say he must rank among the most popular players ever to take to the pitch for the club,» said David Sheepshanks, the Are Prada Mens Shoes Worth It Ipswich chairman.
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