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Gilbert transfer request rejected

Peter Gilbert
Gilbert played for Plymouth between 2003 and 2005

Sheffield Wednesday have confirmed they have turned down a transfer request from defender Peter Gilbert.

The 25-year-old was also the subject of an alleged illegal approach from Championship rivals and his former club Plymouth Argyle last week.

Owls manager Brian Laws told BBC Radio Sheffield: "Peter handed in his request on the eve of the new season.

"Unless we receive the right offer he stays here. At the moment I need him in my squad."

see also
Sodje suffers fresh injury blow
11 Aug 08 |  Sheff Wed
Owls report Argyle over Gilbert
11 Aug 08 |  Plymouth
Sheff Wed 4-1 Burnley
09 Aug 08 |  Championship

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