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Scunthorpe boss Brian Laws is confused by the transfer saga surrounding Mark Duffy but admits he does not expect him to stay.

Last Updated: 08/07/13 at 11:49

Mark Duffy: Hitch in his move to Doncaster

Mark Duffy: Hitch in his move to Doncaster

The Iron accepted an undisclosed bid from Doncaster last Monday having rejected two previous offers from the Championship club for the 27-year-old winger.

However, towards the back end of last week Rovers boss Paul Dickov stated the deal had not yet been concluded and reports stating otherwise were premature.

Laws told his club's official website: "We thought that everything was sorted out that end, but now it seems there are one or two things standing in the way of the deal.

"Sometimes that is the way with these things and deals take a little bit longer than they should for whatever reason."

He added: "Technically he is still a Scunthorpe United player but if I am honest I am not expecting him back.

"As far as we are aware nothing has been clarified in that sense, but being realistic, which we have to be, I don't expect him back."

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terling needs to be told though that upon entering the Arsenal squad he will re-enact the final scene from Highlander where he will be thrown around a warehouse by cartoon dragons and then be a mere mortal that will only ever spend three to four weeks a season playing football and the rest on the physio's bed. There can be only one.....player available at The Emirates.

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he game changed in our favour when Carrick came on. We were able to play further up the pitch due to having a player who can give and go with the ball and keep possession. Yet barkley made some runs and Townsend scored a good goal but carrick's inclusion and chiellini's withdrawal made the biggest difference to the flow of the game

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o, you've not silenced anyone Andros, i'm afraid. We know you can score a great goal, and it's really handy to have your direct running and willingness to shoot on the bench. But until you can do the other things expected of a winger (beat the man, put a decent cross in, stay wide etc) then you can't expect more than a regular cameo. Wonderful goal though, what a hit! No wonder Buffon wanted the shirt.

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