Chelsea Bridge Was Never Going To Open For Wayne
Google language translator
Manchester City's new signing Wayne Bridge has admitted he quit Chelsea because he was frustrated with his lack of first-team opportunities.
Bridge, who played with Mark Hughes early in his Southampton career, said he could not see a future at Stamford Bridge.
'I thought I was going to get a lot more games than what I had been doing. It just was not happening and it was probably the most frustrated I have been.'
'There was a time when I had a string of games in the first team, and then Ashley Cole came straight back in.'
'Maybe he [the Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari] thinks Ashley Cole is a better left-back than me - that is the way football goes.'
Whatever the reason, Bridge had to accept he needed to move.
'No matter how well I played, I was never going to establish myself there,' he added.
'I spoke to Scolari but I'll leave that between me and him - and I left on a good note.'
'Everyone was happy when an offer from Manchester City was put on the table, and for me it is a great opportunity to start playing week in week out.'
Login to post a comment
Best of Euro Vital
AC Milan - Milan In For PSG Forward
Best of Vital Network
Vital Boxing - Saunders Gives Golovkin a Deadline
Vital Boxing - Quigg Added to 29th April Wembley Bill
Recent Manchester City Articles
Foreign Owners - An Outsiders View - Competition
Sportswriter Bob Holmes has taken a look at the rise of foreign ownership in the English game and as well as acknowledging the often aired thoughts of the fans, he's also...
Premier League Free Agents 2017
As the summer nears and contracts come to an end, should the club have an interest in any of the following free transfers from Premier League oppositions?
2016/17 Golden Boot Battle (27/3/17)
The final international break of the Premier League 2016/17 season ticks on by and this year could see a record number of players break the 20 goal mark.
Manchester City Women's Football Club
Over the last 25 or so years Women's professional football has come on leaps and bounds, none more so than Manchester City Women's Football Club.
Archived VMC Articles
Current Poll (see more polls)
Recent Manchester City Results (view all)
Manchester City Fixtures (view all)
Breaking League News
Vital Members League Table
|8.||Colin Is The King||106|