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Santa Cruz Close To City Deal

Santa Cruz Close To City Deal

Blackburn Rovers striker Roque Santa Cruz is on the verge of signing for Manchester City, Vital MC understands.

Mark Hughes signed the 6'2' Paraguayan international last year while he was the boss at Ewood Park, and is widely known to be a keen admirer of the 26-year-old.

The Manchester City manager gave executive chairman Garry Cook his list of wanted players when they were in Hamburg for the weekend friendly and Santa Cruz was believed to be high on Sparky's wish list.

Figures being banded suggest City will have to offer Rovers in the region of £8m to tempt Paul Ince into letting his prize forward leave the Lancashire club.



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Writer:Tudor
Date:Wednesday July 30 2008
Time: 7:26PM

Comments

0
Brilliant signing. He'll do well at City.
chelseaforever
30/07/2008 19:31:00
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It would be a fantastic signing for you. He was buy of the season for me last season.
Fan of Blues
30/07/2008 19:45:00
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8mil???? Are you having a laugh? You'll have to pay alot more than that...
los_angeles_villan
30/07/2008 20:01:00
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I think it will be ta-ra for Bianchi if Santa comes to town. Agree with villan, though. More money will surely be required.
Johnny Baguette
30/07/2008 20:21:00
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I'd happily take him to Spurs to replace Berba if he leaves. £8mil seems a right bargain for someone who scores as many goals and helps create chances for others at the same time. Fair play if you get him, I just wish he was coming to us instead!
matt..shelfsidespurs
30/07/2008 20:27:00
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And HOW does Vital MC understand this?!?! £8 million, you're taking the ***** aren't you dude? If Bentley can go for anything up to £18 million even if we did sell Santa (which I HOPE not!!!) you'd need to pay at least the same!!!
Walker
30/07/2008 20:28:00
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Tudor, I want to ask you a question but please do not understand wrong, Why (News Now) site stop to put themes of this Forum !!!
city 81
30/07/2008 20:51:00
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Just checked City 81. Will get the tecky guys to sort it out - ta for letting me know.
Tudor
30/07/2008 21:03:00
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Hope your info is right Tudor mate, but think the fee may be nearly double the £8m. JB is probably right about Bianchi, if anyone will take him on his wages. Exciting times!!!
oliverblue
30/07/2008 21:07:00
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i agree, he'll cost much more than 8m. if you do get him he'll be a major coup and will immediately make man city better.
RadioactiveD
30/07/2008 21:08:00
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