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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?



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Writer:Tudor
Date:Tuesday May 13 2008
Time: 11:01PM

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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
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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
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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
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GEOVANNI is still mint though
mcfcthriller
14/05/2008 11:45:00
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Benjani can come back to pompey
stfc ballboy
14/05/2008 18:11:00
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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
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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
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