De Vos hits out at transfer window

IPSWICH Town skipper Jason De Vos has hit out at the transfer window as the January opening reaches its halfway point with Blues fans still left waiting for the first signings.

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IPSWICH Town skipper Jason De Vos has hit out at the transfer window as the January opening reaches its halfway point with Blues fans still left waiting for the first signings.

And the central defender questions its legality.

The 34-year-old former Canadian international, who has played in Scotland as well as England, says: “All it does is inflate prices.


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“Teams should be able to strengthen throughout the season until a certain time of the year, perhaps up to March, and then say you've got what you've got now.

“The four-week period in January just intensifies the pressure on clubs to get everything done in that short space of time and that's a difficult job to do.

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“If any player challenged the transfer window in court I think they would win on the grounds of restriction of employment.

“I'm sure there is a test case there that could go to the European courts and bring the whole transfer window to a close.”

Ipswich manager Jim Magilton has put in a couple of bids for David Norris and Gareth McAuley, but these have been turned down.

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