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​Wagner frustrated as Huddersfield struggle to buy British players

Huddersfield head coach David Wagner claims he cannot afford to strengthen his squad with British players because of their prohibitively high transfer fees.

Wagner says Norwich midfielder Alex Pritchard is an "unrealistic target" because of the price tags put on British players.

Wagner said: "I like him (Alex Pritchard) yes, but do I think he will play for us? I have my doubts because I know how expensive British players are especially in this window. It is not realistic for us.

"I am now long enough in England to know what the prices are in this market. This is why we try and go into the loan market.

"If we can go into the British market like we have with Tom Ince and Scott Malone we try and do it. It has to be realistic figure, if not then ok."

Ian Ferris
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