Date: 13th July 2013 at 12:03pm
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Transfer target, Toby Alderweireld has said ‘No’ to a move to Norwich City after apparently failing to agree personal terms.

Speculation that the player thought the club were beneath him was scotched by his agent, Soren Lerby, who said:

‘The problem was not that Norwich didn’t fit Toby’s ambitions, but we simply failed to agree terms,’ Lerby told Algemeen Dagblad.

The player himself though, doesn’t seem in a hurry to leave Amsterdam.

‘There is still other interest and a transfer takes a long time,’ Alderweireld told voetbal.nl. ‘We’re only in mid-July it can still be done. If a nice club comes, it can go fast.’

‘If there is nothing, then I’ll just stay at Ajax.’

So, at least he didn’t think that we weren’t good enough – it just looks like he wanted more money than David McNally thought he was worth.

No point paying over the odds, I expect the next target on the list will become clear soon.

OTBC