Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Cardiff's Chopra : No Bids - yet

Cardiff's Chopra : No Bids - yet

Cardiff City's hotshot striker Michael Chopra has been rumoured to be at the centre of a Premiership tussle for his signiture with Manchester City, Everton and Middlesborough all thought to be interested.

Whilst all three have struggled for goals, they have NOT approached Cardiff City with regards to Chopra and all three are likely to have other targets in addition to the ex-Newcastle United star.


A recent contract extension signed by the player signalled his intention to stay but intersted parties were alerted by the presence of a clause in his contract which allows him to move to any club willing to offer the price of £5m. However, Chopra's agent publically claimed that this price had been inflated and it is thought that the actual fee involved is £3.75m.


At that price, there are bound to be Premiership managers who take a very close look at the player. It seems a low price for an intelligent player, who is young and has a knack for scoring especially in light of the £4m transfer of Cameron Jerome to a rival Championship club - Birmingham City.


Dave Jones has denied any contact with any other club and appears to be planning for next season with Chopra an integral part of his squad:


'We have not had an approach from either of them (Everton or Man City), or any other club. Michael is a Cardiff City player, he has just signed a new contract and clearly we want him to stay.'



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

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Friday April 27 2007
Time: 9:30AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Trollope's RW Ahlen Frustration

Cardiff's pre-season tour of Germany will continue with matches against VFL Osnabruck, FC St Pauli & VfL Bochum but the opener against RW Ahlen was moved then abandoned at half time.

Cardiff A Good Move For Richards

Malone's exit with Richards coming the other way from Fulham saw the former Swansea full back Trollope's first Welsh signing, with it a move that should see him step up his career.

New Behaviour Rules For Referees In 2016/17

Well it has been a summer of change for the Premier League and English Football League...

Richards Arrives, Malone Departs

As expected the arrival of Welsh international Jazz Richards from Fulham - with Scott Malone going in the other direction - was confirmed by Cardiff City earlier today.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Marshall8%
Peltier2%
Connolly17%
Turner8%
Malone2%
Noone2%
O'Keefe2%
Whittingham2%
Lawrence2%
Pilkington25%
Immers5%
Sub - Zohore0%
Sub - Harris0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga25%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)