Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

City Require Strikers - Please Apply Within

City Require Strikers - Please Apply Within

With the current striker crisis at Manchester City, boss Mark Hughes has just 10 days remaining in the transfer window to bring in a decent centre forward.

With Bojinov, Benjani and Darius Vassell are all ruled out with injuries and new Brazilian signing Jo unavailable until next week, which rabbit will Sparky pull out of the hat this time?

'We have three main strikers out injured for a significant period so we are obviously short, added Hughes.

'We need to address the situation we now find ourselves in.'

Rumours circulating suggest City are in the hunt for Spanish Primera Liga side Real Zaragoza in-form hitman Diego Milito, however I must stress this is just mere speculation at this time.

Then of course there was the Guardian article in which they mentioned former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry might be on City's radar.

If all above fails, the club can always resort to placing an advert in the Manchester Evening News - 'City Require Strikers - Please Apply Within'.

Given the choice, who would you like City to sign before the transfer deadline?



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Tudor
Date:Friday August 22 2008
Time: 1:22PM

Comments

0
Santa Cruz
mcfcthriller
22/08/2008 14:08:00
0
Today JO score two goals from three against Belgium 3/0 .
city 81
22/08/2008 14:25:00
0
I'll bring my boots on Sunday!
Ghost of 76
22/08/2008 14:32:00
0
And I'll bring a pair of gloves!
Tudor
22/08/2008 14:39:00
0
Saw Jo today in match today against Belgium. The good news was that his second goal was OK. The bad news is that he is not worth £20m. If he turns out to be a failure, who gets the blame for signing him. Who actually decided that this was the player for us.As far as I understand it, SGE knew he was getting the push and the process started before Hughes got the job.
Buzz Lightyear
22/08/2008 15:33:00
0
Silvestre injured and wont play against Fulham, really was a close call that one.
Buzz Lightyear
22/08/2008 15:34:00
0
Jo will need time, let's not kid ourselves. Time will tell how successful he is. As stated before, I just hope we dont panic buy journeymen (Corradi, etc) for the sake of it. Evans and Sturridge will help us through this next few months if Elano and Petrov step up to the mark with them.
oliverblue
22/08/2008 15:42:00
0
Saviola.
johnburrows
22/08/2008 15:52:00
0
Have to bring someone in but not easy as we need young talent IMO. If we miss out before the transfer window closes we will need a steely defence to keep us in mid-table.
Aston Smithy
22/08/2008 20:21:00
0
A bit early to say that Jo isn't worth the money, let's hope he silences the critics with a couple of goals next Thursday.
alphieblues
22/08/2008 21:19:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Recent Manchester City Articles

Bristol City v Manchester City: Everything You Need To Know

Premier League leaders Manchester City travel to Championship promotion hopefuls Bristol City tomorrow evening in what should be a cracking Carabao Cup Semi-Final Second Leg tie.

Unusual Rules Kick In For Carabao Cup S/F Second Leg

For the first time in nearly 11 years Manchester City take on Bristol City at a sold out Ashton Gate tomorrow evening. BUT, when one looks at the Carabao Cup rule book..

Bristol City v Manchester City Match Officials

The FA has appointed 49-year-old Graham Scott as match referee for Tuesday's Carabao Cup Semi-Final Second Leg tie between Bristol City and Manchester City.

Bristol City v Man City Live Streams & Global TV Coverage

The last time Manchester City visited Ashton Gate was way back in 2007 when, goals from MCFC's Emile Mpenza and Rolando Bianchi saw the Blues go through to the next round..

Manchester City Archived Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Carabao Cup Semi-Final Second Leg (23/01/18): Who will reach the final?
Suggested By: Tudor
Man City (90 mins)84%
Bristol City (90 mins)8%
Man City (extra time)8%
Bristol City (extra time)0%
Man City (pens)0%
Bristol City (pens)0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear507
2.Johnny Baguette447
3.Skoorb360
4.Rising207
5.OziMan155
6.Colin Is The King147
7.BamaEngineer136
8.kennyclementstache87
9.johnkelv66
10.Bluedub60
The Vital Football Members League