UK time is: 15:44:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

McDonald Mariga In Manchester For Medical

Breaking News: Manchester City FC is on the verge of signing Parma midfielder, McDonald Mariga.

The 22-year-old is in Manchester discussing personal terms and having a medical prior to signing what is thought to be a three and a half year deal.

The following was broadcast on Kenya TV yesterday - Sunday 31st January 2010.



Bookmark and Share






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: Tudor Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday February 1 2010

Time: 12:23PM

Your Comments

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has been linked with a £7m bid for Parma's Kenyan midfielder McDonald Mariga after a move for Real Madrid's Fernando Gago broke down. According to reports, representatives from City and Mariga have had productive talks over the move, which could involve Bulgarian striker Valeri Bojinov heading in the opposite direction on a permanent basis. Bojinov is already on loan at Parma. http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2010/jan/30/manchestercity-premi...
Tudor
I'll welcome him as a new addition to the squad, from what I've heard of him he is a talented player and worth a punt, I've also heard everything is complete, all that we're waiting for is FA approval so i assume he has been passed by the Home Office for a work permit, so lets hope he is the first of a potential three signings today
SIR TROYSTER
12:41 hrs - SSN confirm City cannot get a work permit for Mariga - the deal has collapsed.
Tudor
itjust said on SSN that he WONT become a city player
bluemooner_mcfc
This window was hyped up soooo much, and delivered NOTHING! (unless viera and sol managed to excite anyone...) Same for most teams really. At least the players will soon be able to concentrate on playing rather than if they will lose thei place or not.
Eighthsin
the bbc reports we are close to signing this fella,,, The 22-year-old is still in Italy but is set to fly into the UK to sign for City for fee of around £7m. Complications over Mariga's work permit have held up his switch. But BBC Sport understands that issue is close to being resolved,
mark.mcfc.wedged
Apparently he has played enough games for Kenya but thry are too far the world rankings at 98 - need to be above 70th so the deal is off for this window. This was on bbc live transfer deadline day.
romancity
It's fell through, we couldn't get his work-permit
scragg
See he's signed for Inter on a 4 year deal so we can forget a summer deal.
Thaibluefan
why buy these players you have the money to buy eto or someone of real quality
radders1990
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

The Ped Report City 2-2 Sunderland (Thursday April 17 2014)

Stats: Manchester City v Sunderland (Wednesday April 16 2014)

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)

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 288
2. Skoorb 154
3. Buzz Lightyear 119
4. PhillyBlueMoon 116
5. fifthcolumnblue 106
6. rojo2010 103
7. Bluedub 96
8. kennyclementstache 91
9. Spooks 91
10. citizhun 86

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Liverpool 35 25 5 5 +52 80
2. Chelsea 35 23 6 6 +41 75
3. Man City 33 22 5 6 +54 71
4. Arsenal 35 21 7 7 +21 70
5. Everton 35 20 9 6 +23 69
6. Spurs 35 19 6 10 +2 63
7. Man Utd 34 17 6 11 +16 57

Breaking League News

Liverpool: We're Not Doing It The Easy Way!
» Liverpool : 21/04/2014 13:30:00
Arnautovic wins Newcastle man of the match poll
» Stoke : 21/04/2014 13:29:00
Stoke and Cardiff play out a draw
» Stoke : 21/04/2014 13:18:00
With Three Games to Play……….
» Fulham : 21/04/2014 13:01:00
From the Opposition Camp!
» Chelsea : 21/04/2014 12:48:00
Trust in Moyes Wavering?
» Man Utd : 21/04/2014 12:37:00
Vital Report: Norwich City 2-3 Liverpool
» Liverpool : 21/04/2014 12:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Yaya Injured - Who Should Partner Fernandinho In Midfield?
Suggested By:  Gerry Gow
Javi Garcia 25%
Jimmy Milner 75%