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Huddersfield agree a deal for Falkirk's Scott Arfield

Scott Arfield
Falkirk rejected bids from Hamilton and Hibs for midfielder Arfield

By Brian McLauchlin

Falkirk have agreed a deal with Huddersfield Town for Scotland Under-21 midfielder Scott Arfield.

The fee, initially in the region of £400,000, will rise to over £600,000 after the player competes in a certain number of matches.

Arfield is close to agreeing personal terms with the Yorkshire club and an announcement is expected on Monday.

Southampton had expressed an interest in January, while Hibernian and Hearts have also been linked with Arfield.

Falkirk are now resigned to losing the 21-year-old, who signed a five-year contract in 2008, after being relegated from the Scottish Premier League.

Huddersfield manager Lee Clark confirmed last week that the Scotland Under-21 has impressed him but declined to comment on any fees involved.

Arfield was also a target for Hamilton Accies and Hibs last summer, but Falkirk rejected bids from both clubs.



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see also
Arfield in talks at Huddersfield
17 May 10 |  Falkirk
Falkirk reject Hibs' Arfield bid
31 Aug 09 |  Falkirk
Bairns reject Accies' Arfield bid
03 Aug 09 |  Falkirk
Arfield wins young player award
05 Oct 08 |  Falkirk
Arfield pens new Bairns contract
28 Feb 08 |  Falkirk


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