"There is no update on the Joleon Lescott situation.
"It has been discussed at length for the past three weeks now. We have made bids for the player and they have been rejected.
"Everton are within their rights to reject our offers and it is up to them.
"There has been no opportunity to make progress this week because people have been busy.
"But there comes a point when you think that something will not happen and you walk away, as we have done previously (with other targets.)"
11 days and counting...