UK time is: 01:51:56
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Etuhu Wants Left Wing Role With Bluebirds

Cardiff City's loan signing from Manchester City has so far made 2 substitutes appearances and one start for the Bluebirds and has so far operated as a striker and direct replacement for Jay Bothroyd. He can also operate on the rigth side of midfield and provides a direct and powerful threat.

However, speaking to Cardiff City World, Etuhu has revealed his favoured position is actually in a wide role on the other flank:

"I`m happy to do what`s needed of me, but I particularly enjoy playing on the left, coming inside and attacking defenders."

"I like to run with the ball at my feet, link up with other attacking players and get into the penalty area."

"Hopefully I can do that this season and come out of it having improved myself."



That position is favoured by Dave Jones who brought Quincy Owusu-Abeyie to fulfil that role last season while Ross McCormack has also been deployed in a wideleft position with the freedom to cut inside onto his stronger right foot.

It seems unlikely that Etuhu would be able to displace to important Bothroyd and he may indeed face an easier battle to oust Peter Whittingham from the left wing. Whitts is an inconsistent performer and has the ability to frustrate and delight in equal measures.

A front four unit of Bothroyd, Chopra, Etuhu and Mccormack is extremely strong at this level and should be able to maintain an impressive goal tally over the course of the season.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 7 2009

Time: 1:27PM

Your Comments

he will never beet chopra and bothroyd so take on whitts.
aderynglas
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Stats: Cardiff v Brentford (Saturday December 20 2014)

Cardiff v Brentford: Team Line-Ups (Saturday December 20 2014)

Young - We Need To Stay In Touch (Friday December 19 2014)

Healey's Colchester Loan Extended (Friday December 19 2014)

Eikrem's Contract Terminated (Friday December 19 2014)

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Brentford (Friday December 19 2014)

Cardiff v Brentford - How Will It Go? (Friday December 19 2014)

Choo - We Will Prioritise Our Blue Kit (Thursday December 18 2014)

Tan Clears Cardiff Debt (Thursday December 18 2014)

Mason Tears Hamstring At Bolton (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 2 - 3 Brentford
Bournemouth 5 - 3 Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 0 Rotherham
Watford 0 - 1 Cardiff
Cardiff 2 - 1 Reading
Birmingham 0 - 0 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Blackburn 22 9 7 6 3 34
9. Forest 22 7 10 5 5 31
10. Wolves 22 8 7 7 -7 31
11. Cardiff 22 8 6 8 -1 30
12. Charlton 22 6 12 4 -1 30
13. Fulham 22 8 4 10 -4 28
14. Sheff Wed 22 6 10 6 -5 28

Breaking League News

Worst yet admits Karanka
Middlesbrough : 20/12/2014 23:15:00
Boro slip against rivals
Middlesbrough : 20/12/2014 23:06:00
RUFC - Evans 'It Was Always Going To Be Big Game'
Rotherham : 20/12/2014 21:52:00
RUFC - Evans 'Tom Was Stunning Today'
Rotherham : 20/12/2014 21:49:00
RUFC - Evans 'It's A Pleasure To Watch This Team'
Rotherham : 20/12/2014 21:44:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Brentford MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 0%
Brayford 0%
Ecuele Manga 0%
Turner 0%
Fabio 0%
Harris 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 0%
Noone 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Macheda 0%
Sub - Jones 0%
Sub - John 0%