Manchester City - Tal Ben-Haim Has Ambition & Pedigree
UK time is: 21:50:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Tal Ben-Haim Has Ambition & Pedigree

According to Manchester City boss Mark Hughes, new signing Tal Ben-Haim has already displayed real ambition and the pedigree to show Chelsea were wrong to sell the Israel defender after just one season at the Bridge.

Talking about the defenders £5million City move...

"He's at an age where he is really ambitious. That's important for the club and he has come here with a point to prove," added Sparky.

"He does not feel he had enough games at Chelsea and is looking forward to trying to establish himself here."

"He has good pedigree and he is certainly going to add to the quality we already have."

Ben-Haim made his City debut yesterday against League One side Stockport County and all reports suggest his 57 minute outing were very encouraging.

The 26-year-old only managed 17 Chelsea starts during his 12-month stint under Avram Grant.

The journalist

Writer: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 3 2008

Time: 9:49AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I think he could be a big plus for us this season.
Report Abuse
03/08/2008 10:01:00

I agree, alph. He has a point to prove and certainly has PL experience. That's excluding Chelski bench warming, of course!
Johnny Baguette
Report Abuse
03/08/2008 10:37:00

Definately a good signing for us. Can play in several positions, which will be crucial in what will hopefullly be a long season fo us.
Report Abuse
03/08/2008 11:07:00

Have any of you forgotten how poor he was for Chelsea? It's the same player, so I don't see why he'd be awful for them and good for Man City. As a Chelsea fan I saw every match he played; he's frequently at a loss on where even to stand on the pitch, then he gets caught out. He has moments of quality, far and few between moments of ineptitude. Good luck with him.
Report Abuse
04/08/2008 14:01:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Stats: Manchester City v Hull City (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Man City v Hull - Teamsheets! (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Audio - Pellegrini On Little Rotation (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Beat The Clock & Be The Manager - Hull (Tuesday December 1 2015)

City Gain Chinese Investment (Tuesday December 1 2015)

De Bruyne & Delph Want Cup Success (Tuesday December 1 2015)

Pellegrini Previews Hull Test (Tuesday December 1 2015)

De Bruyne In Team Of The Week (Monday November 30 2015)

Archived Manchester City Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Man City 14 9 2 3 +16 29
2. Leicester City 14 8 5 1 +8 29
3. Man Utd 14 8 4 2 +10 28
4. Arsenal 14 8 3 3 +12 27
5. Spurs 14 6 7 1 +13 25
6. Liverpool 14 6 5 3 +3 23
7. Crystal Palace 14 7 1 6 +5 22

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Man City : 01/12/2015 21:33:00
Koeman On Evenly Matched Liverpool
Southampton : 01/12/2015 20:35:00
Fonte Misses Out Against Liverpool
Southampton : 01/12/2015 20:29:00
Liverpool: Klopp Rules Out Keeper Move
Liverpool : 01/12/2015 19:07:00
Brief Palace Round Up - 1/12/15
Crystal Palace : 01/12/2015 18:41:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

COC - Hull MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Caballero 0%
Sagna 0%
Otamendi 0%
Mangala 0%
Clichy 0%
Fernandinho 0%
Delph 0%
Jesus Navas 0%
Silva 0%
De Bruyne 0%
Bony 0%
Sub - Sterling 0%
Sub - Iheanacho 0%
Sub - Demichelis 0%