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YOU'RE THE JAN TO CHEER UP RON; Coventry bid for Molby.



RON ATKINSON is ready to throw big Jan Molby a shock Premiership life-line.

Coventry head a queue of clubs interested in signing up the long-serving Liverpool midfielder, who is available on a free transfer.

Molby, 32, is due to have talks with Atkinson this week over personal terms and he's hoping to land an 18-month contract worth around pounds 500,000 to help the Sky Blues Sky Blu is a forward operating station for the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on Eastern Ellsworth Land in Antarctica, located at 74° 51' S, 71° 34' W. It is in an area of Blue Ice (extremely hard and dense ice which has lost the air bubbles that normally cloud the ice).  out of relegation RELEGATION, civil law. Among the Romans relegation was a banishment to a certain place, and consequently was an interdiction of all places except the one designated.
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It could mean a return to the top flight nearly a year after his last Premiership appearance - ironically against Coventry.

Demands

Molby, dogged by injury problems in recent season, proved his fitness and form during a month's loan spell with Norwich - scoring a spectacular goal in the Canaries' Coca-Cola Cup quarter-final defeat at Birmingham last week.

That prompted Blues boss Barry Fry Barry Francis Fry (born April 7 1945 in Bedford, England) is an English football manager. A former Manchester United apprentice as a winger, his playing career involved brief spells with Bolton, Luton and Leyton Orient), before he retired prematurely due to injury.  to move for him at the weekend. But he couldn't meet the Dane's demands.

Molby said: "I'd like to think I can still do a job in the Premiership. There are a few clubs interested and I've got an open mind."

He has six months left on his Anfield contract but boss Roy Evans

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 is happy to release him early in recognition of his service and to help reduce Liverpool's pounds 10million annual wage bill.

Evans, who has already off-loaded Nigel Clough Nigel Howard Clough (born 19 March, 1966, Sunderland) is a former English footballer and the current player-manager of Burton Albion. He played mainly as a striker but could adapt to other positions.  and Mark Walters Mark Everton Walters (born June 2, 1964) is a former professional footballer from Birmingham, England. He was an attacking goal scoring winger. Club career
Aston Villa
 this month, said: "There are several clubs interested in Jan and he's free to talk to them. It's entirely up to him where he goes."

Transfer

Meanwhile, Liverpool still have had no takers for give-away star Paul Stewart Paul Stewart is the name of many notable people:
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The pounds 2.3m midfielder, who has not played a first team game for the Mersey club for over two years, was handed a free transfer a month ago but there's been no lasting interest.

It's the final humiliation for the former Spurs ace who'll see out the remaining six months of his pounds 5,000-a-week contract then leave in the summer when his home-town club Blackpool could sign him.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Author:Tanner, Richard
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Feb 1, 1996
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