Vital Football

Latest Manchester City News

Get Sneijder

Get Sneijder



When the Inter Milan and Manchester City hierarchies sit down for a pint and a fry up in Dublin this weekend, talk might yet go beyond admiring each others trophies...

The futures of two 27 year old footballers is coming under increasing speculation and it just so happens that they play for the Coppa Italia and English FA Cup Winners respectively.

Groan-athon saga specialist City's Carlos Tevez wants out of Manchester while his agent taps at his watch in preference for the latest move in his clients nomadic career.

Meanwhile, despite his relatively settled public statements, Internazionale's Wesley Sneijder must surely be steadying himself at the prospect of a transfer out of Italy now that his club's Chief Executive Ernesto Paolillo has stated:

'Is Wesley definitely not for sale? I don't think there's anything that can't be sold, it all depends on the price...'

With preparations for the big league kick offs across Europe gathering pace, elite clubs with one eye on upcoming financial regulations are engaging in numerous shady games of cat and mouse. But in this case, Inter's meeting with City at the Dublin Super Cup lends an opportunity for both clubs to seal an exchange deal that would satisfy all parties.

Sneijder never shirks a challenge and his experience and capabilities need no introduction. This correspondent would rather see a stable Dutchman at City than making the riskier signing of Arsenal's Samir Nasri.

Sneijder's inclusion into an increasingly stellar City side following the capture of the brilliant Sergio Aguero would ensure that The Blues go into new territory this season boasting fearsome weaponry.

Furthermore, with the Tevez wantaway albatross finally ditched to become somebody else's unpredictable problem, the team focus that Roberto Mancini has drilled into his squad would be further enhanced.

So ask the question City. Get Sneijder.


UPCOMING FIXTURES:

30 July 14:00 (GMT+1): Irish XI, Dublin, F
31 July 16:15: Inter Milan, Dublin, F
07 August 14:30: The rags, Wembley, CS
15 August 20:00 Swansea, Etihad Stadium, PL

JOIN VITAL MANCHESTER CITY THIS SUMMER:

Join the debate in the VMC City Chat Forum as we gear up for the big kick off!

VMC ON YOUTWITFACE:

VMC is now available on both Facebook and Twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

VMC on: facebook

VMC on: twitter

JOIN VMC:

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



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

Writer:Johnny Baguette
Date:Thursday July 28 2011
Time: 12:33PM

Comments

0
One Dutch Midfielder - £30m pounds. One Dutch footballer's wages - £200k+ per week. The look on the rag's faces if we signed "their" player? PRICELESS!
fifthcolumnblue
28/07/2011 12:51:00
0
Sneijder + 12M for Tevez will do nicely!
RobsonGreensleeves
28/07/2011 12:51:00
0
I'm a bit confused and a tiny bit concerned that we haven't officially announced Aguero's signing yet ... still, it shows how far we've come that we're already talking about the next piece in the title-winning jigsaw :)
Lev
28/07/2011 13:24:00
0
Level, I saw Cook quoted last week about various 'foot-in-mouth' comments he's made. Think he's playing safe!
RobsonGreensleeves
28/07/2011 14:10:00
0
Lev, I saw Cook quoted last week about various 'foot-in-mouth' comments he's made. Think he's playing safe!
RobsonGreensleeves
28/07/2011 14:11:00
0
Thought I'd stopped the Level comment on time! Predictive text at its best.
RobsonGreensleeves
28/07/2011 14:12:00
0
Just wondering if we are holding back the official notice of his signing as we are waiting for another one to come in!!! watch them now announce it within five minutes of this post just to make me look like a plank(and yes i realise i need no help in that before anyone else gets it in).
italia7482
28/07/2011 14:27:00
0
The dutch maestro would be the last piece of the jigsaw puzzle. We would no longer be the noisy neighbours, this would be and should be a team to be feared and a joy to watch. I for one can't wait for this coming season to start!
bluerichy
28/07/2011 17:53:00
0
Sneijder has really bad knees, has not completed a season for years. But he is genuine talent - however I think Mancini might go for someone younger (and cheaper) like Nasri... if Arsenal let him go.
StuMCFC
28/07/2011 18:40:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester City Articles

Premier League Will Re-Brand In 2016/17

The Premier League have today confirmed that they are rebranding from the 2016-17 season.

Free Entry: Man Utd U21s v Man City U21s

Entry to watch Manchester United U21s play Manchester City U21s is absolutely free at Leigh Sports Village this Thursday, 11th February 2016, 8pm kick off.

Tactics: End Of An Era Of Possession?

After another chastening weekend City fans find their team sat in 4th place in the league and facing the prospect of a promising season crumbling to dust unless...

(Video) Who Would You Have Back Today?

Manchester City has released some really class players in recent years, however, out of the ones who are still playing at a reasonably high level who would you have back today?

Archived VMC Articles

VMC articles from

Site Journalists

Tudor
Profile
Johnny Baguette
Profile
Pedmachine
Profile
Sedgie
Profile
Skoorb
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How many trophies will MCFC win this season?
Suggested By: Tudor
Premier League13%
Champions League0%
League Cup11%
FA Cup5%
Two of the above11%
Three of the above0%
All four22%
City will not win anything this season38%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Manchester City Fixtures (view all)

Feb 14 2016 4:15PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Chelsea (a)
FA Cup
Feb 28 2016 12:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 28 2016 4:30PM : Liverpool (a)
Capital One Cup
Mar 2 2016 8:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Manchester City Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Skoorb226
2.Buzz Lightyear197
3.Tudor175
4.Johnny Baguette141
5.Bluedub83
6.fifthcolumnblue60
7.johnkelv44
8.PhillyBlueMoon29
9.citizhun29
10.Colin Is The King20