Manchester City - Cat Out Of Bag? Hiddink Agent Reveals Cook Contact
UK time is: 01:05:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Cat Out Of Bag? Hiddink Agent Reveals Cook Contact



Many a Blue will be in grumpy Christmas form this week and the current wintry unease drifting around SportCity is likely to go up a notch with a Dutch revelation...

Whither now Mark Hughes and his relationship with the Manchester City hierarchy?

Russia coach Guus Hiddink's agent Cees Van Nieuwenhuizen has been on the blower to the Daily Torygraph with a lid lifting exclusive. Garry Cook, City CEO, has been sounding him out over the shrewd Dutchman's future...

'...Cook asked me if it would be worthwhile having a meeting to discuss the future and what might happen next summer. But I told him that Guus was contracted to Russia.'

There's the usual "happy where he is" follow ups in the quotes, but it transpires that Cook and Nieuwenhuizen worked for years together at sports giant Nike.

This has thrown up more questions than answers but in truth, the new era City have gone about their business discreetly outside of the odd faux pas on Cook's part. It could be he didn't know his erstwhile colleague as well as he might on the very subject of discretion.

This is the last thing the City management team need now the hacks have got a proper City defeat to drool over.

But if this story has a base, then it's abundantly clear that Mark Hughes' future as City boss is in serious doubt.

Give us a shout both here and in the VMC Forums with your take on this.


TWO THOUSAND AND BEYOND - JOIN VITAL MANCHESTER CITY:

Vital Manchester City is the fastest growing independent City Website of 2009 with a membership now 2,000 strong. There's more to come - Get on board and join us in the VMC Forums for the build up to the Sunderland and Stoke Christmas clashes!






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: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 18 2009

Time: 9:13AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
This story arose before they signed Hughes and When Dr t was in the chair, this is just a load of crap and the telegraph know it.
Buzz Lightyear
Report Abuse
18/12/2009 10:54:00

If that's the case, Buzz then I'd like to see a City statement as this story, being repeated everywhere flies directly to the heart of the club's leadership. Then again, this could all be about the agent trying to orchestrate a better deal with Russia.
Johnny Baguette
Report Abuse
18/12/2009 13:24:00

JB, its now tried and trusted. Player manager / agent, woooh City want me, can i have more money.
EddieBell
Report Abuse
18/12/2009 13:45:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Fofana Heads To France (Wednesday July 29 2015)

EDS Lads Did Their Bit! (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Exciting Season Ahead (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Hart Up For UEFA Award (Monday July 27 2015)

Pellegrini Confirms Jovetic Exit (Monday July 27 2015)

Friendly - Vietnam 1-8 City (Monday July 27 2015)

Delph Left Behind (Monday July 27 2015)

Jovetic Almost Done (Monday July 27 2015)

Pellegrini Talks Transfers (Saturday July 25 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)

1. Skoorb 131
2. Bluedub 130
3. fifthcolumnblue 114
4. Buzz Lightyear 102
5. citizhun 72
6. CITYBOY1000 61
7. VMC Admin 58
8. johnkelv 40
9. Johnny Baguette 36
10. kennyclementstache 35

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Double Woodman Exit? Freddie Loan Confirmed
Newcastle : 29/07/2015 20:51:00
Wisdom Signs as Miquel Departs
Norwich : 29/07/2015 20:06:01
Chester Completes Move - No Diaby
WBA : 29/07/2015 19:39:01
Friendly - Walsall 0-2 Albion
WBA : 29/07/2015 19:31:01
Bilic Admits Song Interest Burns Bright
West Ham : 29/07/2015 19:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which of these if signed alone is enough for the coming season?
Suggested By:  Saved Millz
Paul Pogba 42%
De Bruyne 21%
Sterling 11%
Delph 5%
Bellarabi 3%
Wilshere 3%
Promote EDS Stars 15%