Date: 3rd July 2009 at 10:26am
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Burnley boss Owen Coyle has revealed that a deal is still in place for Wednesday striker Marcus Tudgay.

The Clarets have shown a big interest in taking Wednesday’s top scorer last season to Turf Moor since bagging promotion to the Premier League.

But Owls boss Brian Laws has swept aside speculation surrounding Tudgay’s future, insisting he’s set to sign a new three-year deal at Hillsborough and has laughed off the £1.5m price tag.

But Coyle has insisted that the Clarets’ deal is still on the table should Laws and Wednesday make a u-turn on letting Tudgay leave.

“We thought it was a very fair offer and it is still there if Wednesday want to take us up on it,’ he said.

Tudgay could well be tempted with the offer of Premier League football and just one more year left on his current deal at S6.

But Laws is keen to keep last season’s player of the year as he looks to build a squad capable of achieving the play-offs next term.