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Winger Respectfully Required - Please

On our last poll, Vital Manchester City regular, oliverblue asked City fans...

Where would you most like to see City strengthen the team this summer?

Here is the result, in descending order:

Winger - 60%

Defensive midfield - 18%

Keeper - 6%

Striker - 6%

Full back - 5%

Attacking midfield - 4%

Centre back - 1%

Talking of wingers, how many supporters would like to see the return of a certain SWP? To add your name to the petition, click here.

On our new poll, oliverblue asks...

Where do you anticipate City finishing this season?

To vote, use the poll question to the right hand side of this article.



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Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday July 20 2008

Time: 4:30PM

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If your club is offering more than Pompey's reported 12mil pounds, TAKE HIM!
chelseaforever
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20/07/2008 18:17:00

Don't worry, we can afford it and will.
Tudor
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20/07/2008 20:04:00

Although a right winger in the mould of SWP would be fantastic I think we need a player like Senna, Frings or Viera to bolster our midfield. For years we've had a midfield that can be bullied and that really needs addressing with this influx of money.
SkyBlueSuedeShoes
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20/07/2008 23:26:00

Thats the problem,we are in the same boat as we were last season, apart from the fact that we have a better squad. We have a new manager who dosen't know how good this squad is. When we played EB/Streymour, the team lacked the likes of Elano, Corluka both of whom strengthen our team and I think that Johnson could play that holding role and leave Elano to be playmaker. I like Vassell, but although he will give you all every game, he is simply not the best striker we have after Jo, however he is the fastest. I know there are a lot of fans want SWP back, but on current form he is not worth £12m and as you get older you slow down. I am afraid it is a wait and see game, at the moment I have not got a clue who or for what position he will buy and a goalkeeper with experience is a must.
Buzz Lightyear
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21/07/2008 07:17:00

I think we should leave SWP he neglected us for what MONEY thats what he went for cause its definatly not to play more football cause he isnt gettin that
dunne deal
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21/07/2008 09:38:00

DD I don't think that was SWP doing, his dad thought that he would be better off at Chelsea, and we all knew that he wouldn't, but £21m was too good to turn down. At present he cannot get a regular starting spot at Chelski, that says a lot to me and at £12m it is simply too much money to take a gamble on.
Buzz Lightyear
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21/07/2008 11:50:00

No SWP was sold by Wardle because City was in debt and Shaun and City did an agreement with Chelsea hoping it would benefit both clubs. So Shaun thought ok but has paid the price. Don't listen to how the media tells the story! Come back Shaun, you made City look exciting back then when we had an average team beating United 4 - 1, remember the big ‘comeback’ against Tottenham? Now picture SWP in the team we got now with Manager Mark Hughes plus making City the Fittest team in the premiership
mcfcthriller
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21/07/2008 18:09:00

Would you swap Richards for SWP and Ben Haim? I have seen players return to City before and they just don't seem to able to play the same.
Buzz Lightyear
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21/07/2008 18:43:00

They can play the same, it just depends on the player!
mcfcthriller
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21/07/2008 20:39:00

richards leave i dont think so i think he loves it were he is and isnt that stupid to make tha move he is at the club were he deserves to be and will be staying aswell
dunne deal
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21/07/2008 20:46:00

 

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