Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

City Similar To Chelsea Says Redknapp

City Similar To Chelsea Says Redknapp



Tottenham boss, Harry Redknapp believes Manchester City will win the Premier League within four or five years. 'It's like Chelsea all over again. They're so wealthy.'

The 63-year-old's comments come from a man who knows just about everything there is to know about the English game.

Harry, who began his managerial career at League One side Bournemouth told Sky Sports magazine...

'They'll (Man City) will win the Premier League in the next four or five years. It's like Chelsea all over again. They're so wealthy; the man that owns them can buy any player he wants. It's not a problem to them. They can pay the wages that they want to. Really, they're impossible to compete with. In the end they'll win. They'll get the best players and if you've got the best players then eventually you are going to have the best team.'

'Arry, who still lives on the south coast, Sandbanks to be precise, continued...

'Sure it's about getting the right team but the manager's not a fool, I'm sure he can get a team to gel together. With an open chequebook available, I think Man City will definitely win the league in the next few years if the owner chooses to stay with it.'

Harry is widely respected within the football industry; however, I wonder how many of you reading the above agree with the so-called 'wheeler-dealer'.

Tell us what you think by adding your thoughts in the comments section directly below this article.



Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Tudor
Date:Tuesday August 3 2010
Time: 10:18AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Well, "Sandbanks" is just about right for 'Arry. I suggest it'll Sinking Sandbanks when they get booted out of the Champions League in the Qualifiers. Still hunting for players on the cheap I see.
pedmachine
03/08/2010 10:40:00
0
If there's one gaffer who talks about City with bizarre regularity it's Harold Redknapp. It's bordering on monthly. Taggart, maybe twice a year alongside Gollum Moyes and Mad Professor O'Neill. Ancelotti rarely. No other managers can be arsed. Just what is it about Harry and City?
Johnny Baguette
03/08/2010 11:02:00
0
"It's like Chelsea all over again." Hmm, similar. Except we actually won trophies. It didn't take us 4 or 5 years of spending to win stuff. That's the difference. We had most of a team there ready for new additions. Today's City squad is nothing like it was 3 years ago.
LifeLongBlue
03/08/2010 11:52:00
0
LLB - this is City's second year of spending under ADUG, where you getting 4 or 5 years from?
Bluedub
03/08/2010 11:57:00
0
Don't forget that Matthew Harding RIP had helped out Ken Bates with big investment in the mid 90's as City nosedived towards the third division. Fast forward and Ranieri benefitted from the stable foundations and CFC were an established top side. Apart from City and Chelsea having wealthy owners, IMHO comparison should stop there.
Johnny Baguette
03/08/2010 12:15:00
0
bluedub, you are following a flawed transfer plan, i am not sure what your current plans will mean to the likes of B**dge, SWP , Bellamy De Jong and barry?? And what about robinho who you "successfully" got under the eyes of us??? Micah Richards???
harryspooner
03/08/2010 12:52:00
0
''The 63-year-old's comments come from a man who knows just about everything there is to know about the English game.'' - Everything exept maybe how to win the league.
suppahigh
03/08/2010 12:54:00
0
however City will be dangerous this season and i tip them to go all the way to second behind CFC
suppahigh
03/08/2010 12:58:00
0
or third!!!
suppahigh
03/08/2010 12:59:00
0
The Shiekks made a wrong decision here, they needed to buy a team that was already established i.e. great coach and regularly finishing in top 6 or 7, if the Shiekhs wanted instant success and not waste so much money, I may be bias, but a team like everton or cilla wouldve been a better bet.
Rob-EFC
03/08/2010 13:05:00
Page 1/4
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Saints v Man City Live Streams & TV Coverage

Manchester City travel to St Mary's Stadium this weekend to take on Ronald Koeman's Southampton.

A Mixed Bag Of Injuries For Manchester City FC

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Manchester City and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

The Ped into Europe Report City 0-0 Real Madrid

Job Half Done by the Blues

Andre Marriner In Charge Of Saints v Man City

The Premier League has selected Andre Marriner to officiate this weekend's game between Southampton and Manchester City.

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from
As featured on NewsNow: Real Madrid news
Real Madrid News 24/7  

Site Journalists

Tudor
Editor email
Profile
Johnny Baguette
no email
Profile
Pedmachine
no email
Profile
Sedgie
no email
Profile
Skoorb
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many goals, if any will City score against Southampton?
Suggested By: Tudor
Five or more2%
Four3%
Three33%
Two40%
One11%
City won't score11%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 35 22 10 3 76 30
2 Spurs 35 19 12 4 69 39
3 Man City 35 19 7 9 64 32
4 Arsenal 35 18 10 7 64 24
5 Man Utd 34 17 8 9 59 12
6 West Ham 34 14 14 6 56 14
7 Liverpool 34 15 10 9 55 13
8 Southampton 35 15 9 11 54 12
9 Chelsea 34 12 11 11 47 7
10 Stoke 35 13 8 14 47 -14
11 Everton 34 9 14 11 41 5
12 Watford 34 11 8 15 41 -7
13 WBA 35 10 11 14 41 -11
14 AFC Bournemouth 35 11 8 16 41 -19
15 Swansea 35 10 10 15 40 -15
16 Crystal Palace 35 10 9 16 39 -9
17 Sunderland 34 7 10 17 31 -18
18 Norwich 34 8 7 19 31 -25
19 Newcastle 35 7 9 19 30 -26
R Aston Villa 35 3 7 25 16 -44
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

May 1 2016 4:00PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
May 8 2016 4:00PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
May 15 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Buzz Lightyear997
2.Tudor540
3.Johnny Baguette492
4.Skoorb443
5.Colin Is The King308
6.fifthcolumnblue242
7.Bluedub201
8.Rising112
9.seac105
10.OziMan97