LEE ANGOL SIGNS FOR SHREWSBURY
Stags sell striker to Shrewsbury
mansfieldtown.net, 9 Aug 2018, 6pm
Mansfield Town striker Lee Angol has been sold to Shrewsbury Town for an undisclosed fee.
The 24-year-old scored 10 goals in 34 appearances in his one and only season for Mansfield last term following his transfer from Peterborough United.
Angol joins Town
shrewsburytown.com, 9 Aug 2018, 6pm
Forward Lee Angol signs for an undisclosed fee from Mansfield Town
Shrewsbury Town are delighted to confirm the signing of Lee Angol from Mansfield Town for an undisclosed fee.
The 24-year-old has put pen to paper on a two-year deal at the Montgomery Waters Meadow, with an option for a third year.
John Askey on Lee Angol
Gaffer reacts to the signing of Mansfield Town Forward Lee Angol
Shrewsbury Town boss John Askey is pleased to have brought Lee Angol to the club on the final day of the transfer window.
The striker joins Town for an undisclosed fee, signing a two-year deal, with an option for a third.
Askey was pleased to have secured his man and is looking forward to working with the player.
“With Stefan going, obviously we had to do something,” the Town boss said. “Lee is one I have been looking at since I came here.
“I think he’s different to what we have got. He’s another big lad, he’s quite quick, skilful and his goal record is decent. He’s still someone who is improving.
‘The first time I saw him was was at Lincoln; he did really well for Lincoln. His record prior to that was really good.
“Hopefully, coming to us he can get his career going again and push on from there.”
LEE ANGOL TURNS DOWN MOVE TO GRIMSBY
Tuesday 07 August 2018
David Flitcroft said about Lee Angol:
"I spoke to Lee on Sunday. Lee doesn't feel the move to Grimsby is right for him. Once you accept a bid, the player has to feel right about that move. He's got a contract here. So he's turned the move down, which he's got the right to do. So if Lee stays, it gives me that chance to work with Lee, and improve him, like we're trying to do with all the players. If Lee embraces what we're doing, we work on that body language, and we work on him running behind and getting in that box ... because he's a talent ... then I do believe that we'll have a good season with him. I've got to make him become that number 9 that absolutely leads the line for Mansfield Town, and give our supporters what they deserve from Lee. So that's probably a longer term project than I've had with him up to now. And get that consistency, find that consistency in him. That's something that, if he doesn't end up going, I've got to work with Lee on that, and Lee's got to work with us, to keep improving him."
Saturday 04 August 2018
The club have accepted a bid from Grimsby Town for striker Lee Angol. Angol was left out of Saturday’s 3-0 opening day win over Newport County.
David Flitcroft said: "On Lee Angol, we've accepted a bid from Grimsby. They spoke to Lee yesterday and his representatives, and they're currently working on that.
"Lee's had the weekend off to think about the potential move. We'll know more probably on Monday. That's something that we might progress on Monday, but we might not."
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twitter Mansfield Town FC @mansfieldtownfc, Mon Jul 30, 2018
NEWS: Chairman @JRadfordMTFC has confirmed this evening that the club has rejected bids for strikers @dannyrose_32 and @AngolLee.
FREEVIEW: #Stags' chairman John Radford speaks about the bids for strikers Danny Rose and Lee Angol at last night's 200 Club Grand Draw.
John Radford: “The first thing to say is they’re both good players and we want them to stay at the club,”
But the same as David says, there is some business involved and we are maybe a touch top-heavy. I certainly don't think we're two strikers top-heavy. But it's a process.
The window is short this season - and I know that Carolyn would kill me if I get rid of Danny Rose. We’ll have to see.
At the moment, the bids that have come in ... I'm not going to entertain."
Question: can you put any sort of figure on the bids?
“They are £300,000 plus on the bids. I'm not saying ... both players are for me worth that at least.”
(transcribed by Martin)