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Cardiff City Bring In Soloman Taiwo

Cardiff City Bring In Soloman Taiwo

Cardiff City are set to unveil Nigerian Soloman Taiwo as the newest recruit to the Bluebirds with a fee and terms agreed. Taiwo is in Cardiff to complete a routine medical and will sign officially for the Blubeirds within the next few hours.

Cardiff City will pay Dagenham and Redbridge a fee of around £200k, but the Daggers have successfully negotiated a sell-on fee for a player with huge potential. Taiwo is a strong midfield player and is known as a tough-tackling enforcer in central midfield.

Cardiff City fans may remember Taiwo from the 3-1 Carling Cup win over Dagenham earlier this season, rumours of our interest emerged then and he put in an energetic and impressive performance and was more than a handful for the experienced Gavin Rae.

The capture of Taiwo is hugely significant. Jones has finally been able to strengthen an area still causing concern to many and he has opted for a young, inexperienced player with potential ratehr than an old head. With the likes of Rae, McPhail and even Joe Ledley vastly experienced at this level - Taiwo offers something a little different.

The Nigerian looks set to take up a bench role initally before he can oust Rae or Ledley. He and McPhail are both out of the starting line-up but are very different players and offer Dave Jones real options from a seven strong bench.



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Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Wednesday August 26 2009
Time: 11:01AM

Comments

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Its a big step coming from league 2 two the championship. And if we sign Ben Watson that wil be one hec of a team.
aderynglas
26/08/2009 12:48:00
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i agree however i will mention another player who took the championship by storm coming from conference team............................................................anyone know oh yes it can only be the excellent micheal kightly!! outstanding player loathe mccarthy for that find very good business for little fee!!!
smakerzthebluebird
26/08/2009 16:10:00
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Agree about Kightly, outstanding player and almost unbelievable he hadnt played at this level.
bluebirdshroom
27/08/2009 09:33:00
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he only paid £75k for him bet hes laughing at that
smakerzthebluebird
28/08/2009 00:13:00
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