Morton Reject £10,000 Bid For Millar

Morton have rejected a £10,000 bid from St. Johnstone for Chris Millar it emerged yesterday.

At the bottom of a Greenock Telegraph article on Allan Jenkins Roger Graham reveals that Jim McInally rejected the bid because he felt it was too late - the offer was made at 2.30pm on Wednesday - for him to bring in an adequate replacement.

Judging by the following quotes McInally felt that Derek McInnes had messed us about by leaving it until the last minute to meet Morton's asking price for the midfielder.

The Morton gaffer said: "I phoned the player’s agent last week to ask if Saints would pay the £10,000 by Saturday and he said ‘no’. I then had to make my signing plans with Chris still in my squad. Then, at 2.30pm on Wednesday, Derek McInnes phoned to offer the £10,000. After debating with Martin [Clark] we agreed that we were not in a position to replace him before the transfer deadline. It was too short notice. St Johnstone have only themselves to blame. They have had since Christmas [to come up with the offer]. We have our own club to run.”

The former Celtic player will now have to wait until the summer to make his move to McDiarmid Park.


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