UK time is: 19:57:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

City In Talks With Who?

Al Jazira midfielder Ibrahim Diaky has today revealed he is in talks with Manchester City over a possible move.

On a possible move to Eastland`s the Ivorian midfielder had this to say:

'It's possible. The club president told me about the possibility about one month ago. I heard Mark Hughes was here last month and the president is talking to some people; team coaches and managers. Maybe next year it can happen.

'For me it would be a big pleasure to play for Manchester City. They are a big team and it would be a great, new experience for me."

'Right now though, we are focused on the league and trying to win the league with Al Jazira. But, for me, it is a great opportunity to go to Manchester City."

'I know Kolo Toure, Didier Zokora and Emmanuel Eboue - we all come from the same football academy in Ivory Coast."

'I don't speak to them regularly, but whenever we go back for vacations we meet. I watch the English football all the time and that's why I am an Arsenal supporter: My friends are there.'

His previous clubs include Tunisian side Esperance Sportive, and Al Ain. I mean in all due respect who is he? If he is good enough then bring it on but it`s worth thinking about what I`m about to say.

Ibrahim Diaky went on to say this:

'I knew the owners were the same [as own Al Jazira and Man City], so I was thinking: 'Maybe I could move there','

I get the feeling this is defiantly not a Mark Hughes signing and more of the owners who feel he plays well for an unknown team so he must surely be able to cut it in the prem.

If he does move however I`m sure we will all be willing him to do well but if I had the choice of him or Kaka? I think we all know the winner there.

*quotes taken from the Emirates Business 24/7.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!




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

The journalist

Writer: amcollinz Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday December 13 2008

Time: 9:29AM

Your Comments

errrrr......who is he.......
lincolnblue
he's an ivorian midfiedler, dunno if he's any good, he did indeed come form the same academy as the likes of both yaya and kolo, the academy has a great reputation. we should look at Gervinho who playing in france for le mans who is a young small silky striker...
tommytheblue
Some good players come form the Ivory Coast. He could be a rough diamond. Come to think of it didn't Frank send over some players over from Thailand ?
alphieblues
indeed thaksin did to that, and they got released this summer. oh i think we'v all heard the "uncut diamond" before.. This just hope The Owners have a better eye for them than stuart pearce cough samaras.
amcollinz
If he is a regular International for the Ivory Coast, then a work permit should be a formality. If not then there is no point in signing him. Anyone know?
Buzz Lightyear
gotta say chaps - I've never heard of him!
merlin
Some say he can shoot the ball faster than 150 mph and he wears a cape.
SkyBlueSuedeShoes
Time to dump Dunn too slow.
Tiny T
i think this is the work of agents talking his player up anyone remember the nigerian lad who played for southampton when souness was manager he was signed because his 'agent' sent in a dvd of his best shot on goal from differant angles to the chairman and got a months contract. so buyer beware has to be taken with this guy .... who is he anyway?
cityman51
cityman51, You are not obliged to set far examples & You had a such close examples ( Jo ) .
city 81
I don't think Hughes would ever buy a player on videos... He has already said they need the quality, talent and the right attitude to fit in. If this guy ticks the boxes, okay. But we will need to buy some ten players in January to have a big enough squad in numbers alone. We need quality and experienced players as well.
Sindbad
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

The Citizens versus The Black Cats (Wednesday April 16 2014)

The Ped Report Liverpool 3-2 City (Sunday April 13 2014)

The Reds versus The Citizens (Saturday April 12 2014)

Number 13 - Lucky For Some! (Thursday April 10 2014)

The Ped Report City 4-1 Southampton (Saturday April 5 2014)

Archived Articles

List All VMC Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Johnny Baguette 220
2. Skoorb 103
3. rojo2010 87
4. PhillyBlueMoon 84
5. Buzz Lightyear 84
6. Bluedub 77
7. citizhun 75
8. fifthcolumnblue 74
9. Spooks 69
10. kennyclementstache 56

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Liverpool 34 24 5 5 +51 77
2. Chelsea 34 23 6 5 +42 75
3. Man City 32 22 4 6 +54 70
4. Arsenal 34 20 7 7 +18 67
5. Everton 33 19 9 5 +22 66
6. Spurs 34 18 6 10 +0 60
7. Man Utd 33 17 6 10 +18 57

Breaking League News

TRANSFER NEWS: Chelsea Sign Mario ‏
Chelsea : 16/04/2014 19:24:00
Team News From The Etihad Stadium, Manchester.
Sunderland : 16/04/2014 19:07:00
Liverpool: Flanagan Set For England Call
Liverpool : 16/04/2014 19:00:00
Jones loses appeal
Stoke : 16/04/2014 18:08:00
Randy In Praise Of Lambert - Sod The Fans
Aston Villa : 16/04/2014 17:27:00
Sunderland Travel To Etihad To Take On City
Sunderland : 16/04/2014 17:08:00
West Ham : 16/04/2014 16:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Yaya Injured - Who Should Partner Fernandinho In Midfield?
Suggested By:  Gerry Gow
Javi Garcia 10%
Jimmy Milner 90%