We'll see what happens tomorrow, but I'd guess this is just posturing to get a slightly higher loan or transfer fee amount.
The comment about impact on the club's season is 100% true, but I Long would not be happy to be prevented from leaving for greener pastures for a second time.
This is definitely true, but this team has treated important players like shit basically non-stop over the past 6-7 years. Not sure we should assume something different now. But we'll find out tomorrow.