Transfer talk

Allardyce planning without Parker

August 4, 2011
By ESPN staff
Sam Allardyce is preparing for the Championship season in the belief that Scott Parker will be sold before the end of the month.

Co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold are keen to cut costs but as yet there has been no firm interest in Parker.

Parker, last season's Footballer Writers' Player of the Year, is still said to be on Tottenham's radar but their London rivals are concerned at the total cost for a player who is now 30.

"At the end of the day, Scott's position ...

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