Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Chiellini Will Replace Vidic, Apparently

Chiellini Will Replace Vidic, Apparently

OK, I can't ignore the story any longer: apparently, Juventus' Giorgio Chiellini is set to replace Nemanja Vidic in the summer. United have opened talks with the Turin club, according to media sources, and are in prime position to broker a deal.

Vidic, by the papers' reckoning, will leave for sunnier shores - probably either Real Madrid or Barcelona - and we will replace him with the only player who managed to emerge with some credit from Jventus' so far thoroughly dismal season.

The 25-year-old is essentially a centre-back but is capable of playing on the left side of the defence as well. He's well prone to the odd lapse of concentration and he's not nearly as imposing as Vidic but is better on the ball - so he would be a good alternative to Rio Ferdinand.

He would, according to the rumours, cost around 20M which would be offset by the sale of Vidic - indeed, we would probably make a profit. So there is some credibility to all these rumours which have been gathering pace in Italy for a while - but I know which one I prefer out of Vidic and Chiellini.



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

Writer:Zae
Date:Sunday January 24 2010
Time: 12:43PM

Comments

0
In the end its Vidic who calls the shots.If he wants he will leave and a figure of 25million would be good enough for us and we can find a replacement for him but I just feel his game is perfectly suited for the EPL and in the end he might regret leaving us,so I hope he makes a good decision.
Antriksh (abmtd)
25/01/2010 14:55:00
0
25 MILLION for Vidic, eh, thats another part payment to the banks then, as for Chellieni, your 'avin a laugh, why would he go to a team that is in decline?
cityman51
25/01/2010 21:42:00
0
cityman51-I hope u know that chiellini plays for Juventus,a team that is knocked out from the CL,not even in the title race in Italy,its not exactly a team that is flying high,is it?
Antriksh (abmtd)
26/01/2010 07:42:00
0
As for your comment about United in decline,just check the table and let me know where we are.
Antriksh (abmtd)
26/01/2010 07:47:00
0
lol Vidic will hopefully stay - lets see what happens
niteworlok
27/01/2010 20:57:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Stats: Saint-Etienne v Manchester United

All the stats from Saint-Etienne (0) vs (1) Manchester United, Stade Geoffroy Guichard, 22/02/17 17:00 Att:

United Linked with Veteran Real Defender

Two differing media vehicles are reporting, this morning, Manchester United`s continued interest in a Real Madrid defender.

Saint-Etienne v United - Team-Sheets

After winning the last-32 first leg 3-0 at Old Trafford, the second leg, over in France, should be a formality tonight.

Blind Destined for Old Trafford Exit this Summer?

This summer, much like last summer, we`re expecting Jose Mourinho to shuffle his squad.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Saint-Etienne (a)
Suggested By: Red Boy
Romero0%
Young0%
Bailly0%
Smalling0%
Blind0%
Carrick0%
Pogba0%
Mata0%
Fellaini0%
Mhkitaryan0%
Ibrahimovic0%
Rashford0%
Rojo0%
Schweinsteiger0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 25 19 3 3 60 34
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 25 11 8 6 41 13
8 WBA 25 10 7 8 37 3
9 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
10 West Ham 25 9 5 11 32 -9
11 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
12 Burnley 25 9 3 13 30 -9
13 Watford 25 8 6 11 30 -13
14 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 5 13 26 -14
15 Swansea 25 7 3 15 24 -23
16 Middlesbrough 25 4 10 11 22 -8
17 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
18 Hull City 25 5 5 15 20 -27
19 Crystal Palace 25 5 4 16 19 -14
20 Sunderland 25 5 4 16 19 -22
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 26 2017 2:15PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 26 2017 4:30PM : Southampton (H)
Capital One Cup
Mar 4 2017 12:30PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2017 1:30PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2017 12:00PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.ForeverUnited1
2.Arthur Frog1
Write for Vital Football