Clegg: Swansea dispute has been settled

IPSWICH Town chief executive Simon Clegg has released a statement confirming a financial dispute with Swansea City – over unpaid money from the Tamas Priskin loan deal – has been resolved in the Blues’ favour.

The two clubs became embroiled in an unsavoury row over the Hungarian striker with Town claiming they were owed a reported �160,000 following the Swans’ promotion to the Premiership.

Priskin made just four substitute appearances before suffering a knee injury and returning to Suffolk.

Ipswich chief executive Simon Clegg uncharacteristically went public on the dispute on Friday – voicing his disappointment at the fact Town were still owed money by a club that had just netted a �90 million promotion windfall.

But his counterpart in Swansea, Huw Jenkins, insisted there was no issue with the Suffolk side.

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A statement released by Ipswich Town this morning read: “Ipswich Town have confirmed that the financial dispute with Swansea City, relating to outstanding wages and promotion bonuses surrounding Tamas Priskin’s loan to the Welsh club last season has been settled.

“The Club have received the full outstanding fees plus interest and have advised the Premier League accordingly.”

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Clegg added: “I am pleased that Swansea have agreed to settle this dispute by honouring the agreement in full, that was reached back in March, and we can now all move on to more important issues.

“I wish Swansea well in their first season in the Premier League and thank their chairman, Huw Jenkins, for his co-operation in this matter.”

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