Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham - How About This One?

Fulham - How About This One?

Last season, many of you may remember that I championed the cause of a scoring sensation plying his trade at Swindon, Simon Cox.

You may recall that I urged Roy Hodgson, time and time again to take a chance on him. Sadly, it never happened. But, I`ve not lost an eye for a transfer bargain and I`ve another target that Roy may well like to look at, the ex-Arsenal midfielder, Alexander Hleb.

Hleb, now twenty-eight, left Arsenal for Barcelona but the move never quite worked out and this season he`s currently strutting his stuff for Stuttgart where he`s put in some fine performances.

But, the rumour mill suggests that a move I son the cards again this summer and he could be offloaded for approximately £8 million.

That might seem a lot of cash but if this club of ours has serious intentions of stabilizing the work Roy has done since taking over from Lawrie Sanchez, I believe that is the sort of money we need to spend to bring in the sort of player to allow us to do so.

Hleb, speaking about his situation to the European media, is quoted as having remarked,

"Barcelona will decide my future and I am open to any option. But I have shown at Arsenal that I can play in England and enjoy the Premier League."

So, are you with me or against me on this one? Would Hleb make a good signing or would he be a luxury?


Bookmark and Share



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

Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Tuesday March 2 2010
Time: 4:39PM

Comments

0
Wish it was more to the tune of £6m, but I think he would be a great addition.
Teddy_KGB
02/03/2010 18:02:00
0
not sure how i feel about this one... he's high maintenance for one... and you'd be taking goals out of the line up unless you play him in the attacking central midfield position... both dempsey and duff score more than he does... he is quality and can pass and dribble well, but it might be too much for a midfielder who doesn't put the ball in the back of the net...
woodysweats
02/03/2010 18:20:00
0
too expensive, full stop, end of comment!
Al Billy
02/03/2010 19:27:00
0
a mixed response so far - only to be expoected though!
Putney
02/03/2010 20:32:00
0
expensive for one player, not sure we'll be doing that again after the lack of success with AJ
DeuceBigelow
02/03/2010 20:37:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

Fulham Duo In Team Of The Week (6/12/16)

Fulham are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

It`s Cardiff (a) for Fulham in FA Cup 3rd Round Draw

This weekend, when Fulham thrashed Reading 5-0, they gave notice that, on their day, they can be a match for anyone.

FA Cup Third Round - Full Draw (5/12/16)

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Reading (h)?
Suggested By: putney
Button4%
Fredericks7%
Kalas3%
Ream0%
Malone0%
Johansen46%
Cairney17%
McDonald7%
Aluko3%
Ayite3%
Martin7%
Parker0%
Piazon3%
Kebano0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 30 2016 8:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League