UK time is: 04:18:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

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?



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

The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 13 2008

Time: 11:01PM

Your Comments

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
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
Class players he got was Elano, Petrov and Bojinov - FERNANDES and CORLUKA more to come! The others was poor.
mcfcthriller
GEOVANNI is still mint though
mcfcthriller
Benjani can come back to pompey
stfc ballboy
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
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
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Pellegrini - We'll Fight Until The End (Wednesday November 26 2014)

Stats: Manchester City v Bayern Munich (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Team News: City v Bayern Munich (Tuesday November 25 2014)

Character Pleases Pellegrini (Monday November 24 2014)

The Ped Report...City 2-1 Swansea City (Sunday November 23 2014)

Stats: Man City v Swansea (Saturday November 22 2014)

Team News: City v Swansea City (Friday November 21 2014)

Pellegrini Sets New Year Target (Friday November 21 2014)

Archived Manchester City Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Johnny Baguette 331
2. Skoorb 259
3. Bluedub 149
4. fifthcolumnblue 140
5. kennyclementstache 119
6. rojo2010 103
7. BamaEngineer 90
8. OziMan 81
9. CITYBOY1000 61
10. ManchestEZ City 56

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man City 2 - 1 Swansea
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Man City
Man City 1 - 0 Man Utd
West Ham 2 - 1 Man City
Man City 4 - 1 Spurs
Aston Villa 0 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 12 10 2 0 +19 32
2. Southampton 12 8 2 2 +18 26
3. Man City 12 7 3 2 +11 24
4. Man Utd 12 5 4 3 +4 19
5. Newcastle 12 5 4 3 -1 19
6. West Ham 12 5 3 4 +4 18
7. Swansea 12 5 3 4 +3 18

Breaking League News

» Liverpool : 26/11/2014 22:00:00
The Ped To Europe Report.. City 3-2 Bayern
» Man City : 26/11/2014 20:40:00
Olsson Set For Surgery
» WBA : 26/11/2014 20:35:00
Koeman - We Kept Our Belief
» Southampton : 26/11/2014 20:30:00
Pellegrini - We'll Fight Until The End
» Man City : 26/11/2014 20:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Your Favourite Kun Goal From The QPR Horror Show?
Suggested By:  The Headshaker Ritual
Agüero 32′ 45%
Agüero 83′ 55%