Hearn warns rivals off Odubajo

Barry Hearn has warned those monitoring Moses Odubajo that it will require 'a king’s ransom' to lure him away from Leyton Orient.

Last Updated: 18/06/14 at 12:10 Post Comment

Moses Odubajo: Exciting product of Orient's academy system

Moses Odubajo: Exciting product of Orient's academy system

The 20-year-old winger is a product of Orient’s academy system and they have carefully nurtured him into a first-team star following loan spells at St Albans, Sutton United and Bishops Stortford earlier in his career.

The youngster has been handed a senior stage on which to shine in the last two seasons, and has offered a sizeable return on that show of faith.

The 2013/14 campaign saw him score 12 times in all competitions, including a spectacular strike in the League One play-off final defeat to Rotherham United.

His efforts have not gone unnoticed, with Premier League interest reported to have been sparked.

Tottenham Hotspur reportedly enquired as to Odubajo’s availability in January, and remain keen, while West Ham United are also claimed to be plotting a raid on their capital rivals.

Orient have no intention of selling, though, with Hearn eager to ensure that a successful side is not allowed to be broken up by the poaching of top talent.

He said in The Sun: “Moses is the best player to come out of Orient in generations.

“It would take a king’s ransom to get him out of the club.”

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

N

ow is the time for Allardyce to finally get a chance at a big club please. He is likely to have a number of great offers for his services this summer, but who will he choose? Will it be Liverpool, Real Madrid, Dortmund or Man City?

medina_sod
Allardyce leaves West Ham

I

thought exactly this when the Match of the Day pundits were peddling this line. Is it really not okay for fans of a club to have some ambition these days then?

damoceltic
Bored Of Big Sam? It's Your Right...

H

ow magnanimous off him - to leave if he's asked to by the owners? What's the alternative, bunker down in his office claiming squatter's rights if FSG want rid?

feed the bear
Rodgers: I'll go if owners want

Footer 365

Middlesbrough 0-2 Norwich: Cameron Jerome and Nathan Redmond strike as Canaries seal immediate return to Premier League

Norwich City gained promotion to the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough in the Championship play-off final at Wembley.

Yaya Toure will stay at Manchester City, insists agent Dimitri Seluk

Yaya Toure will stay at Manchester City, according to his agent.

UEFA chief Michel Platini says it would be good for football if Sepp Blatter loses FIFA election

Michel Platini is backing Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan in Friday’s FIFA presidential election.

Mail Box

Can We Combine Danny And Theo?

The finishing of Theo Walcott and the hold-up play of Danny Welbeck would be just perfect. Plus, lots of Brendan Rodgers, some Big Sam and all hail Degsy...

Only One Real Manager Of The Year

Winning the Premier League with the best squad in the Premier League is only par; Ronald Koeman did a whole lot better. Plus, the last word on Raheem and...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company