Although it is a complicated deal, the talks with Du Wei were progressing well. In no way is the deal dependant on Bobo Balde moving on.
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We've signed a four-year deal, but there is a break in January, the purpose of which is really just to see how Du Wei settles over the next few months.
The close-season transfer activity resulted in a substantial reduction in football wage costs and this, together with a planned reduction in amortisation costs will result in a reduced cost base and a sustainable financial position.
Neil has apologised and we know that his reaction was wrong.
The option kicks in in January.
We have an option over four years, but we are very hopeful because he is doing very well and he is a terrific lad.
The board is right behind Gordon. He needs time and will be given time to get it right.