EXCLUSIVE: Swansea see £500,000 bid for 13-goal striker rebuffed

Date published: Monday 21st December 2020 6:00 - Rob McCarthy

Max Watters TEAMtalk

Swansea City have had a bid turned down by Crawley Town for their star striker Max Watters, TEAMtalk understands.

Watters joined Crawley on a free transfer in the summer, after being released by Doncaster Rovers.

The 21-year-old joined Donny in 2018 after they secured his signing from non-league Ashford. But he found his chances at the Keepmoat Stadium limited and spent most of his time out on-loan at number of non-league clubs.

Crawley snapped him up in the summer and Watters has now emerged as one of the most in-demand young strikers in England.

We understand a host of clubs from the Premier League, Championship and League One have been watching Watters in recent weeks.

Now we can reveal that Championship promotion contenders Swansea are the first to make their move. But their offer, believed to be around £500,000, has been shunned.

It is understood Crawley want in excess of £1million for Watters – who has scored 13 goals this season.

Swans also target Danish hotshot

In another exclusive, we can reveal that a host of British clubs, including the Swans, after chasing prolific Danish striker Kasper Junker.

Junker has just helped Bodo-Glimt to the Norwegian title and it was in no small part down to him notching 26 goals in 25 games.

Kasper Junker TEAMtalk

The 26-year-old signed for Bodo in January after joining from AC Horsens. His form since then has been nothing short of spectacular.

Junker has already attracted a great deal of interest and has been monitored by Celtic and Derby.

Now we understand a host of other clubs are now taking a keen interest following his brilliant run of form.

It is believed West Brom, now under Sam Allardyce, Crystal Palace, Swansea, Middlesbrough and Bristol City have all cast their eye over him. Read more…

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