Daily Express Claim Denied

Morton chairman Douglas Rae has refuted allegations that he priced Jim McAlister out of a January transfer window move to Aberdeen.

The Scottish Daily Express ran with an exclusive by Scott Burns in which he claimed Rae asked for an extra £20,000 on top of Mark McGhee's offer of Michael Paton in a loan exchange for McAlister.

However, Rae (pictured) appeared quite surprised to hear of the story when asked about it by the Greenock Telegraph's Roger Graham. "I'm not aware of that. We were after an Aberdeen player, but he went elsewhere. It wasn't Michael Paton," he told Graham. "I don't think we have had any enquiry for Jim."

Greenock Telegraph - Aberdeen Bid For McAlister Denied (06.02.2010)


mortonjag said...


chrissiboi said...

that puts that story to bed ...Hmmm !