Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff City Have Money As Wanted List Lengthens

Cardiff City Have Money As Wanted List Lengthens

Cardiff City are certainly in the market for strikers with 2 expected to join the Bluebirds while talks have been ongoing for several of the top targets. The talks have so far been described as 'positive'.


Speculation is that City are ready to spend much of the transfer kitty on the right striker and with the £5m for Aaron Ramsey paid up-front and banked - we do have some leverage in the transfer market.


There are several targets which would fit the bill and please the fans:


Chedwyn Evans of Manchester City is extremely promising and highly sought after. A big big would be needed to tempt Mark Hughes but a season-long loan is a possibility for the Welshman.


Michael Chopra has not impressed as yet at Sunderland but surely Roy Keane would want much of the £5m back? He'd certainly fit in with us and add some much needed pace.


Jason Roberts was a strong contender but a move now looks less likely. Pace, power and experience - he would be a useful acquisition.


Kris Boyd. A long shot but he is rumoured to be unsettled at Rangers whilst he previously agreed a move to Cardiff and knows several of our players through his Scottish connections.



There are some other players we are linked with, which would be less gratefully recieved by the supporters:


Steve Howard of Leicester City is on high wages, lacks pace and commands high wages - nevertheless Dave Jones in a keen admirer and has tried to bring him in previously.


Darren Byfield has been released by Bristol City and is looking for another Championship club after he did reasonably well in the Wurzels' promotion attempt.


Mamady Sidebe, the ex-Swansea City striker is powerful but cant play football and cant shoot. Nevertheless, we have been strongly linked.




Landing any of the top strikers would represent a massive coup and boost. It could be that these are ALL diversions while we chase the real targets. Until we hear more, I'll keep dreaming of a strikeforce of Chopra, Evans, Fowler....




Join Vital Bluebirds - Share Your Opinion!!!

It's easy to register for Vital Bluebirds, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved, share your feelings or just have a rant!



The easiest way is by adding a comment to the foot of the article, this gets your point across and allows others to agree, disagree or laugh! You also earn points for every message you post...

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Thursday June 19 2008
Time: 12:58PM

Comments

0
copra evans fowler would be great!
attwooll9
19/06/2008 13:23:00
0
Slightly lacking in power but we don't score from crosses anyway - I'd back Chopra and Evans for 40 goals between them!
Bonesy
19/06/2008 13:31:00
0
Well - we've also got Mr Thompson if we need a bit of brute force.....
bluebirdshroom
19/06/2008 13:32:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Stats: Ipswich Town v Cardiff

All the stats from Ipswich Town (1) vs (1) Cardiff, Portman Road, 10/12/16 Att: 15,042

Ipswich v Cardiff - Team Sheets

Cardiff go to Portman Road as the visitors to Ipswich for the latest Championship game.

Ipswich v Cardiff - Follow Live On Twitter

Cardiff go to Portman Road as the visitors to Ipswich today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Vital Preview - Championship, 9th-11th Dec 2016

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Cardiff
Write For Vital Cardiff
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ipswich MotM
Suggested By:
Amos0%
Peltier0%
Connolly0%
Morrison0%
Bamba0%
Bennett0%
Harris0%
Whittingham0%
Gunnarsson0%
Hoilett0%
Lambert0%
Sub - Noone0%
Sub - Pilkington0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 20 14 1 5 43 25
2 Brighton 20 12 6 2 42 19
3 Reading 20 11 4 5 37 2
4 Huddersfield 20 10 3 7 33 -2
5 Leeds Utd 20 10 2 8 32 1
6 Sheff Wed 20 9 4 7 31 0
7 Birmingham 20 8 7 5 31 -2
8 Norwich 20 9 3 8 30 3
9 Fulham 20 7 8 5 29 9
10 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
11 Barnsley 20 8 4 8 28 4
12 Preston 20 8 4 8 28 2
13 Aston Villa 20 6 10 4 28 2
14 Bristol City 20 8 3 9 27 3
15 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
16 Brentford 20 7 4 9 25 -1
17 Ipswich 20 6 7 7 25 -2
18 Q.P.R. 20 6 5 9 23 -9
19 Wolves 20 5 7 8 22 -3
20 Burton 20 5 7 8 22 -5
21 Blackburn 20 5 5 10 20 -8
22 Cardiff 20 5 5 10 20 -12
23 Wigan 20 4 6 10 18 -6
24 Rotherham 20 2 4 14 10 -25
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)

Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 1:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 30 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 14 2017 12:00PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Write for Vital Football