Date: 14th January 2009 at 4:49pm
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Wolves have pulled out of the race to sign Watford free-scoring midfielder John-Joe O`Toole after the Hornets quoted a 7-figure sum for the Irish U21 international!

The Black Country`s finest local rag – the Express & Star – reckon the Molineux moneymen have been put off by Watford`s asking price of £1m, suggesting that John Joe simply “isn`t worth anywhere near” Watford`s valuation.

Erm hello. O`Toole has scored 12 goals in 36 games from midfield, has international recognition and is being earmarked as one for the future by the likes of Fulham and Newcastle.

All this from a club that reckon their prized winger Michael Kightly is worth a cool a £7m!!!! Are they having a laugh?

If John Joe isn`t worth £1m+ then Wolves` transfer listed centre back, Darren Ward, should command a fee of no more than £200k?

but VitalWatford be he won`t be when Brendan Rodgers goes knocking.