Vital Football

Latest Cardiff City News

Spurs Vultures Circle Over Cardiff

Spurs Vultures Circle Over Cardiff

The Premiership vultures appear to be hovering over Cardiff City amid their current financial crisis. The club is locked in a legal battle with mystery company Langston, with further delays or losing the case likely to result in administration for the club.



One unwelcome and inevitable consequence is that our talented youngsters will come under more scrutiny from other clubs looking for a cut-price bargain. One player in particular is highly rated youngster Chris Gunter, proven now at Championship and International level and one of the bright spots in a poor Cardiff season so far.


Everton were known to be tracking the 18 year old, and made a firm bid last year. However, new interest from White Hart Lane means that Cardiff City's resolve could be severely tested with Tottenham Hotspur prepared to spend big under new manager Juande Ramos. In fact, Spurs may be able to offer as much as £5m for the youngster in a bid to team him up with fellow Welsh full-back Gareth Bale.


The North London club have had scouts at recent Cardiff City games to track Gunter, while an un-named Premiership club made a formal enquiry recently and will report back with a bid in January.


Although that fee would include various add-ons and bonuses based on future appearances, EURO qualification etc - it is a serious amount of money and would likely be considered.



We certainly don't want our best players to leave, but it seems increasingly likely that we will not be able to hang onto all three potential gems (Joe Ledley, Chris Gunter, Aaron Ramsey).





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...

Writer:Bluebirdshroom
Date:Tuesday December 11 2007
Time: 9:35AM

Comments

0
5 million ru aving a laughhhh!!
cusop
11/12/2007 12:18:00
0
yer gotta bid more good for welsh international to get moreexperience bad for bluebirds :(
jamie_r
11/12/2007 12:28:00
0
if you paid that much for Bale, you're havin the laugh! Gunter has far more experience.
bluebirdshroom
11/12/2007 12:42:00
0
give us 30 mill n u can ave him pay off our debt :p
jamie_r
11/12/2007 22:18:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Premiership Freebies In 12 Months?

With a week to go in the 2016/17 summer transfer window, Premier League clubs have players now in their final 12 months on contracts...

Cardiff Duo Get Wales Call

Ashley Richards and Emyr Huws have been called up by Wales manager Chris Coleman for the coming international break.

Marshall Gets Scotland Call

Cardiff City's David Marshall has been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

Strong HT Words From Trollope

Head coach Paul Trollope has credited a frank discussion at the half time break against Fulham for Cardiff taking a point from the game.

Archived Vital Cardiff Articles

Vital Cardiff articles from

Site Journalists

Whittingham's Left Peg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Marshall1%
Peltier0%
Morrison0%
Connolly0%
Richards0%
Gunnarsson0%
Whittingham0%
Ralls0%
John0%
Immers0%
Pilkington66%
Sub - Harris33%
Sub - Gounongbe0%
Sub - Ecuele Manga0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

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

Recent Cardiff City Results (view all)

Cardiff City Fixtures (view all)