Manchester United - Diouf To Join United In January
UK time is: 14:49:19
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Diouf To Join United In January

I must admit I got a heart attack when I first saw the news that Diouf will sign for Manchester United. Getting Michael Owen was a kind of kick in the teeth but getting El-Hadji Diouf would have been a full scale disaster.

Fortunately, it is another Diouf: Mame Biram Diouf. No, I haven't heard of him either but apparently he scored 17 goals in 21 league games this season for Molde in Norway and scoring for fun in the shirt of Molde sounds familiar for me...

'We`ve been looking at him for two years,' Sir Alex said.

'We weren't intending on signing anyone else after last week - we feel we have a full squad - but the situation accelerated to a point where other clubs started to make bids, so we had a decision to make.

'We decided to act now and he`ll be the last person we sign this summer.'


So he's the last. No Douglas Costa, no midfielders, just a promising striker. He's 21, quick, tall and strong but we won't see him in the red shirt before January because he'll spend the remainder of the Norwegian league season on loan at Molde.




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



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday July 17 2009

Time: 3:17PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
looks like he has all the attributes to succeed, lets see if he can handle the premier league. doubt he will play much next season though (after jan)
Reddevils4ever89
Report Abuse
17/07/2009 22:09:00

Looks like that Manucho has all the attributes to succeed. Oh, errmm. Never mind.
fifthcolumnblue
Report Abuse
17/07/2009 23:05:00

yeah he did, but obviously couldnt handle the premier league :|
Reddevils4ever89
Report Abuse
18/07/2009 11:33:00

I haven't heard much about him either but from a few youtube clips,he looks like a good header of the ball.Ofcourse the premier league is a different ball game but at 21 he has time to improve.
abmtd
Report Abuse
18/07/2009 13:08:00

This guy is much more promising than Manucho.
BlackBabyJesus
Report Abuse
20/07/2009 11:50:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Don`t Lose the Dressing Room Louis! (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Lingard Set for Robins Move (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Rafael Joins Lyon (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Au Revoir to Di Maria (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Schweinsteiger Worry? (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Getting to Know - Ander Herrera (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Two Huge United Bids Made for Bale? (Tuesday August 4 2015)

Pedro Deal Set to be Sealed (Monday August 3 2015)

Rooney Dons an Everton Shirt Again (Monday August 3 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 10
2. MotorMad 3
3. anoopka 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Mourinho Reveals Chelsea Transfer Plans
Chelsea : 04/08/2015 14:19:01
Gradel: I'm very excited to be back
AFC Bournemouth : 04/08/2015 14:06:01
Dagenham 1-0 Palace - Friendly
Crystal Palace : 04/08/2015 13:44:00
Recent Vital Villa Poll Summary!
Aston Villa : 04/08/2015 13:29:01
NUFC Linked With Man United Winger
Newcastle : 04/08/2015 13:20:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will De Gea Still Be at Old Trafford Come the Start of the Season?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Yes! 60%
No! 30%
I'm sat on the fence!! 10%