UK time is: 13:08:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sven makes Double Swoop

City have today made moves to strengthen the defence with the club announcing new signings numbers five and six.

Javier Garrido joins the blues from Basque outfit Real Sociedad. The Spanish under 21 International played 81 times for Sociedad, scoring a solitary goal.

Garrido, 22, has cost the blues 1.5 million and will push for a place in the left back position.

Vedran Corluka joins City for an undisclosed fee from Croatian side Dinamo Zagreb.

Corluka, at just 21, has already appeared 9 times for the Croatian national side. He has also played 88 club games, contributing 11 goals.

At 6'4' Corluka can play in both central defence and as a right full back. He also offers much needed height at set pieces.

So the Sven revolution continues apace and it would appear that we will be looking at a very continental looking City side come West Ham.

What has impressed me so far is the way Sven has carried out his business. The club have left the press clueless, with regards signings, which has seen media sources scrambling for information as they are informed only at the offical announcement.

Most of the speculation from the media has been way off track which would suggest the leaks of old have been cleared out of the club which can only be a good thing.

With regards the type of player Sven has recruited we await their debuts with baited breath. He appears to have used his knowledge of European football to recruit some exciting young players who appear hungry to succeed. The mercenaries, so familiar of both the Keegan and Pearce regimes, have been left by the wayside to find some other mug to employ them.

In my opinion the future looks bright. Bring on the season, it promises to be a good one.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The journalist

Writer: Andy Leggott Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 2 2007

Time: 12:26PM

Your Comments

Vedran have great potential to be great player, he is still very young but he regulary play for croatian national team, he played against England in Zagreb when croatia win 2:0. he will became great star.....
andy27
we seem to be signing alot of youngsters which is very good for thwe club we will have a very good future i think, so chelski and utd watch out
dunne deal
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester City Articles

Give Chelsea No Quarter (Friday September 19 2014)

Team News: City v Chelsea (Friday September 19 2014)

Pellegrini - We Have To Perform (Friday September 19 2014)

Cousillas - We Can Still Top The Group (Thursday September 18 2014)

Stats: Bayern Munich v Manchester City (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Milner Linked With Arsenal Again (Monday September 15 2014)

The Ped Report....Arsenal 2-2 City (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Arsenal v Manchester City (Saturday September 13 2014)

Archived Manchester City 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 228
2. Skoorb 187
3. Bluedub 179
4. fifthcolumnblue 159
5. Buzz Lightyear 84
6. citizhun 83
7. rojo2010 75
8. PhillyBlueMoon 75
9. CITYBOY1000 74
10. Spooks 68

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Arsenal 2 - 2 Man City
Man City 0 - 1 Stoke
Man City 3 - 1 Liverpool
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Aston Villa 5 3 1 1 0 10
4. Arsenal 5 2 3 0 4 9
5. Swansea 5 3 0 2 2 9
6. Man City 4 2 1 1 3 7
7. Spurs 4 2 1 1 2 7
8. West Ham 5 2 1 2 1 7
9. Hull City 5 1 3 1 0 6

Breaking League News

Vital Report: West Ham United 3-1 Liverpool
Liverpool : 21/09/2014 12:57:00
Leicester v United - Team Sheets
Man Utd : 21/09/2014 12:43:00
The Hotel Inspector?
West Ham : 21/09/2014 11:26:00
Chelsea in Defender Hunt
Chelsea : 21/09/2014 11:21:00
Courtois or Cech?
Chelsea : 21/09/2014 11:15:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Performs Best As A City Solo Striker in a 4-5-1?
Suggested By:  David Cross
Jovetic 9%
Dzeko 27%
Aguero 64%