UK time is: 19:58:23
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Jo Has To Go - Simples!

Way back in 2008 Manchester City bought Joo Alves de Assis Silva aka J for an estimated 19million but the 23-year-old found it difficult to establish himself in the City team and featured in just six games at the start of the 2008-09 season. Subsequently the Brazilian striker was loaned out to Everton, but after just a mere one season at Goodison Park the so-called striker brought Everton into disrepute and he returned to Manchester City, tail between his legs. On the very day he returned to Eastlands he was immediately loaned out to Turkish side Galatasaray.

The future

City are hopeful of offloading another Brazilian flop by offering around 25million for Spain's World Cup winger David Silva from Valencia and in return giving the Spanish side J for nothing.

Would Valencia fall for this cunning plan? Tell us what you think by adding your thoughts in the comments section directly below this article.

I tried to find Youtube highlights of J at Manchester City and Everton but I couldn't find anything worthwhile, hence I had to go even further back in time to his days at CSKA Moscow.






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:Thursday June 10 2010

Time: 10:34PM

Your Comments

Totally agree Jo and for that matter Robinhio have to go and the only way they can be of any use is make weights in swap deals - with us topping up the balance. Has anyone ever admitted liability for Jo....was it Sven?
Wswilly3
i suspect it was a cunning plan masterminded by taggart utilising the dodgy secret 'wheeler dealing' skills of one of his spawn of satan offspring.
tublu
I'd forgotten that we still had this guy.
Thaibluefan
Sven had the deal sealed before he left an it was Mark Hughes who was lumbered with him. 19m down the tube - DOH!!
Tudor
Jo came to Man City in the black hole that existed between Svennis going and Sparky arriving. Thaksin Shinawatra's advisers went to Moscow and came back with the wrong striker! Wagner Love was the man they shoudl have signed.
Johnny Baguette
Wagner Love is not exactly pullin up trees either !!
Wswilly3
I agree with johnny baquette. Wagner was always the one to get and hes still scoring goals for flamengo now. Jo doesnt have the hunger to suceed in a top league. Hes best suited for the greek or dutch league
Super City Slicker
Seriously, they were sent over to get CSKA's striker and came back with Jo!! At the time Love was in barnstorming form!
Johnny Baguette
Just not good enough now, or ever, get rid.......
johnkelv
 

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%