Manchester City - More rumours about Distin
UK time is: 15:55:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

More rumours about Distin

Two worrying snippets of news I've just heard:

1 - Sylvain Distin has reportedly refused to put pen to paper on a new three year deal, which will no doubt alert a number of English and European clubs.

There's always been the feeling that the skipper wouldn't rush to sign a new deal and will wait for as long as possible before committing himself, hoping that another club can offer him European football next season. Hopefully he'll sign, but if he doesn't we have Richards and Onouha who could cover his departure and Dunnie has already signed a new deal.

2. Stuart Pearce is reported to have offered a staggering £2m for aging Dutch defender Mario Melchiot.

Now he was a half decent player in his prime at Chelsea, but has been distinctly average at Birmingham City - weren't they just relegated ??

Now we do need to strengthen our defence, irrespective of whether Mills stays or goes, but with respect, Melchiot is not the sort of profile of player that we need and certainly not for £2m and big wages; his best days are behind him .... don't do it Stuart !

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

The journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday June 2 2006

Time: 8:12AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
u dont want mario melchoit he's getting on and never worth 2 million. hopefully distin will sign up for u
green giant 12
Report Abuse
02/06/2006 09:38:00

We may as well stick with Mills at least he is prepared to fight for his place.
Report Abuse
02/06/2006 09:44:00

Maybe pshcho wants him to teach your young defenders a thing or two. He is known as one of the most skilfull defenders in the premiership.
Report Abuse
07/06/2006 14:45:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Match Day Officials v Southampton (Thursday November 26 2015)

Stats: Juventus v Manchester City (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Juventus v Man City - Teamsheets! (Wednesday November 25 2015)

Aguero & Toure Ahead Of Juventus (Tuesday November 24 2015)

Aguero Sets New Record (Monday November 23 2015)

Pellegrini On Liverpool Disaster (Sunday November 22 2015)

Stats: Manchester City v Liverpool (Saturday November 21 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)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Leicester City 13 8 4 1 +8 28
2. Man Utd 13 8 3 2 +10 27
3. Man City 13 8 2 3 +14 26
4. Arsenal 13 8 2 3 +12 26
5. Spurs 13 6 6 1 +13 24
6. West Ham 13 6 3 4 +4 21
7. Everton 13 5 5 3 +8 20

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Match Day Officials v Southampton
Man City : 26/11/2015 14:50:00
Match Day Officials v Manchester United
Leicester City : 26/11/2015 14:50:00
Match Day Officials v Crystal Palace
Newcastle : 26/11/2015 14:47:01
Match Day Officials v Newcastle
Crystal Palace : 26/11/2015 14:45:01
Match Day Officials v Manchester City
Southampton : 26/11/2015 14:40:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

CL - Juventus MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Hart 100%
Sagna 0%
Demichelis 0%
Otamendi 0%
Clichy 0%
Fernando 0%
Fernandinho 0%
Jesus Navas 0%
Toure 0%
De Bruyne 0%
Aguero 0%
Sub - Delph 0%
Sub - Sterling 0%
Sub - Caballero 0%