Even with an improved a $2.5 million transfer offer, Preston
couldn't get its man. Meanwhile, 27-year-old Twellman is left wondering if this could be his last chance to play in Europe. "I'm not going to lie; $2.5 million is not an offer I ever expected to see,"
Twellman told Galarcep. "Here is a team that clearly has interest in me, and here I am, in a position to be able to get a [U.K.] work permit, and it's a chance that I don't know is going to come
Now, his fate more or less resigned to remaining a New England player, Twellman feels he at least deserves a salary increase. "If I'm that valuable and mean that much to the team, then how do they justify me not being their designated player?" he asks. "It isn't even about that, though. It's about a chance that I may not get again. You only do your career once, and this is an offer I'm not sure they'll ever see again."