Reuser: I'll be happy to stay

MARTIJN Reuser would be happy to stay at Ipswich Town next season and fight for his place if the right offer does not come in.The flair midfielder still has another year on his Blues contract but was angry at not starting enough games this season and revealed in the EADT last April that he would consider moving to another club if he was not used more often.

MARTIJN Reuser would be happy to stay at Ipswich Town next season and fight for his place if the right offer does not come in, writes Derek Davis.

The flair midfielder still has another year on his Blues contract but was angry at not starting enough games this season and revealed in the EADT last April that he would consider moving to another club if he was not used more often.

Reuser has been too busy changing nappies after the birth of their second child - a boy - last week, to worry about finding a new club.

Willem II and Twente Enschede have shown an interest in the former Ajax star but as yet no deal has been tabled.

He said: “It has been very quiet and nothing has progressed as yet.

“I stand by what I said to you after the Gillingham game. I want to play more football but I don't have to leave Ipswich, I don't necessarily need to leave, I just want to play more.

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“I have always loved this club and its fans and I would only leave if it was the right move for me as a player and it was right for my family.”

Meanwhile, fellow Dutchman Nabil Abidallah is set to join Holland Division One club ADO Den Haag. The skilful midfielder has had a series of trials with Dutch clubs recently and has been offered a contract by Den Haag who won promotion to the top flight last season, finished 15th and are building a new stadium.

Abidallah was released by Town earlier this year and now Alun Armstrong and Chris Bart-Williams have also been told they will not be offered a new deal.

Stoke City are believed to be among a number of clubs interested in talking to striker Alun Armstrong who is a free agent.

Lewis Price, who revealed in Tuesday's EADT that he was happy to accept his new deal, last night put pen to paper on a two-year contract.

Chris Makin has accepted a short-term contract which will allow him to prove his fitness after a hip operation and will look at an extension when the current deal expires at the end of August.

Richard Naylor has already indicated he wants to stay while Jim Magilton, Jermaine Wright, John McGreal and Fabian Wilnis all have another three weeks to decide if they want to accept the offers on the table although the likelihood is all will sign after going through the fine print.

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