Date: 29th November 2011 at 9:19am
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AFC Bournemouth manager Lee Bradbury believes that Swindon Town midfielder Matt Ritchie would have fitted into the Cherries squad very well.

The Cherries had a move for the 22 year old rejected on loan transfer deadline day earlier this month.

AFC Bournemouth director Tom Mitchell revealed that the Cherries highest bid was around the £400,000 mark, while Swindon manager Paolo Di Canio admitted that every player has a price, but thought that price was £2million.

Bradbury told the Daily Echo

“Matt Ritchie is a player that I like and I think would fit into our team very well. But every player has his price and, if it is £2m, it is out of our range.

“We have got to be sensible because we don`t want to pay over the odds for anyone.”

“At this moment in time, Scott Malone and Marc Pugh are doing very well for us so it would have been difficult to get him in the team anyway.

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