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Sol to join City?

Reports last night on radio 5 live claim that City have made a late bid to sign England international, Sol Campbell.

Campbell was expected to sign for Portsmouth after completing a medical for the South coast side. However City are now rumoured to have got involved in the bidding and Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, fully expects Campbell to turn down Pompey for a move to Eastlands.

With many City supporters, according to a poll on this site, happy to see the club cash in on Sylvain Distin as he stalls on a new contract, it may well be the club are ready to let Distin go and see Campbell as an ideal replacement.

A fully fit and motivated Campbell would be an asset to City but whether Sol can reach the levels he once delivered is open to debate. Still, it would be a high profile signing and one that most blues would welcome.




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Writer: Andy Leggott Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 8 2006

Time: 9:27AM

Your Comments

Sol would be an excellent signing especially as he is trying to force his way back into the England set up.
alphieblues
No he's joined a bigger club. Just luv it. Play up Pompey.
storagematt
bigger club ...... lmfao
ronin
So in the last 25 years what exactly have you won that we havn't?
storagematt
***** all matey ....... however winning things is the manyoo definition of 'big club' ...... Fratton speaks for itself as does your top flight record
ronin
Well we make noise & passion than you do in your very nice 'here's a new stadium from the taxpayers'.
storagematt
I play centre half for my local saturday league side. I reckon Portsmouth will be bidding for me soon. But I dont think I will sign for them
bluerick
 

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