Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Sven's Signings - Splendid Or Stupid?

Sven's Signings - Splendid Or Stupid?

Since moving to Manchester City in the summer of 2007, 'Super- Swede Sven' has spent more than £30m on buying 10 new players.

Splendid Or Stupid?

Given the opportunity, how would you rate Sven's purchases?

Rolando BIANCHI - Italian born striker. Signed from Reggina for £8.8m.

GEOVANNI - Brazilian midfielder. A free signing from Cruzeiro.

ELANO - Brazilian attacking midfielder. Signed a four-year contract from Shakhtar Donetsk.

Gelson FERNANDES - Cape Verde midfielder. Signed from Swiss side FC Sion in July 2007.

Martin PETROV - Bulgarian attacking midfielder who is described as a talented left-winger. Petrov arrived from Athletico Madrid in a £4.7m deal.

Javier GARRIDO - Spanish defender. £1.5m signing from Real Sociedad.

Vedran CORLUKA - Defender born in Bosnia & Herzegovina. Sven-Goran Eriksson's sixth signing after he put pen to paper on a five-year deal.

Valeri BOJINOV - Bulgarian striker. Joined from Fiorentina for an undisclosed fee.

Felipe CAICEDO - Ecuadorian striker. City paid Basle £5.2m for his services.

BENJANI - Zimbabwean Striker. City paid Portsmouth £3.87m, a fee that could rise to £7.6m depending on appearances.

Benjani very nearly didn't sign after reportedly falling asleep at the airport, missing his flight and subsequent medical.

Over to you. What do you think?



Share article via email
Writer:Tudor
Date:Tuesday May 13 2008
Time: 11:01PM

Comments

0
Thai High Roller added his thoughts on the Vital Man City Chat Forum. Do you agree with his comments? [Edited by Andy] [Edited by Andy]
Tudor
13/05/2008 23:41:00
0
Would tend to agree with his comments which overall makes most of Sven's signings a definite positive. Can we have more next season please ?
alphieblues
13/05/2008 23:59:00
0
Class players he got was Elano, Petrov and Bojinov - FERNANDES and CORLUKA more to come! The others was poor.
mcfcthriller
14/05/2008 11:44:00
0
GEOVANNI is still mint though
mcfcthriller
14/05/2008 11:45:00
0
Benjani can come back to pompey
stfc ballboy
14/05/2008 18:11:00
0
Benjani is a worker. he works his socks off - which is more than can be said for some of our so-called "stars" Hope he comes back to Portsmouth!
Gandor
14/05/2008 18:32:00
0
i personally think benajni, elano, petrov,corluka were 4 great signings they work there hardest all the time petrov has a bit of a anger problem but every team has one
dunne deal
15/05/2008 12:34:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Whyte Wins on US Debut

Vital F1 - Blog: Spa Preview

Recent Manchester City Articles

The Ped Report City 1-1 Everton

Another Fine Mess. Same Old, Same Old

Stats: Manchester City v Everton

All the stats from Manchester City (1) vs (1) Everton, The Etihad Stadium, 21/8/17 20h00 BST Att: To be confirmed

Bobby Madley Takes Charge Of Man City v Everton

The Premier League has appointed 31-year-old Bobby Madley as tonight's match referee between Manchester City and Everton.

Manchester City v Everton Match Preview

City return to League action on Monday evening when they face Everton in the first home fixture of the campaign.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from
As featured on NewsNow:Manchester City newsManchester CityNews 24/7

Site Journalists

Tudor (VMC Editor)
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

City's overall performance, out of five against Everton?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five8%
Four12%
Three18%
Two62%
One0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb287
2.Buzz Lightyear192
3.BamaEngineer167
4.Rising166
5.Johnny Baguette131
6.johnkelv111
7.Bluedub76
8.Tudor73
9.kennyclementstache71
10.Colin Is The King57
The Vital Football Members League