Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United - Our Cole Interest?

United - Our Cole Interest?

Back in the hazy days when the transfer window was open, rumour after rumour inferred that we were after Joe Cole, who had just been released by Chelsea.

Now as we all know, it was a move that never materialised and Joe Cole will be wearing a Liverpool shirt today, hoping to put one over on us and perhaps score another sublime goal just like he did on his last visit here with Chelsea.

Speaking about Cole, ahead of the fixture, Sir Alex Ferguson has pointed out that the interest was only slight from our side and driven by the player`s agent, when he remarks,

"We were approached by his agent at one point but we didn`t enter in to any discussions."

"It was maybe just too complicated to get involved."


We`re intrigued by the use of the word complicated! If Cole was out of contract, were the complications relating to his possible salary request or what?

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Exclusive to Vital ! Read now ! The Vital Boxing John H Stacey Interview



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

Writer:Red Boy
Date:Sunday September 19 2010
Time: 11:28AM

Comments

0
Most probably, all the rich care about is getting richer. Would've liked him but would've preferred it if we got Van Der Vaart or Ozil over him.
TheFamousNo7
19/09/2010 12:10:00
0
What's so complicated about being too skint to pay his wages? The only thing complicated is coming up with a decent story to explain why you "Decided" against signing him.
fifthcolumnblue
19/09/2010 14:39:00
0
^^^ Pathetic wind-up attempt. Fail...
TheFamousNo7
19/09/2010 20:50:00
0
Famous, I do not ever attempt to wind you lot up without letting you know I'm doing it. I'm just telling you the truth - Or do you prefer to believe that you really were trying to sign David Villa? Don't make me laugh mate.
fifthcolumnblue
19/09/2010 21:02:00
0
And once the attempt has failed you claim you weren't trying to wind-up in the first place, i'm sure if you got a few biters the case would've been different.
TheFamousNo7
19/09/2010 21:20:00
0
im sure coles transfer would have been no more complicated than tevez at the time he came to utd.just another pathetic excuse from the master.i think cole could have done a job for utd.the days of 30 million buys are long gone until the ugly ducklings go back to america and fleece somebody else.
johnney handsome
21/09/2010 15:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Spurs (h) - An Array of Fascinating Facts

This Sunday the Premier League is our focus with Tottenham Hotspur visiting Old Trafford.

Spurs (h) - Managerial Speak

With the Europa League put to bed, until the New Year, Manchester United will be hoping to get their Premier League aspirations back on track in the coming weeks.

Quartet Interested in United`s Young

As speculation mounts that a move, away from Old Trafford, may be on the cards.

United v Spurs - Early Team-News

After safely getting through to the knockout stages of the Europa League the focus switches back to the Premier League this weekend.

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 FC Zorya Luhansk?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Romero2%
Young0%
Bailly4%
Rojo0%
Blind0%
Herrera4%
Mata12%
Pogba4%
Rooney0%
Mkhitaryan66%
Ibrahimovic4%
Lingard0%
Fellaini4%
Fosu-Mensah0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 14 9 3 2 30 17
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 Man Utd 14 5 6 3 21 3
7 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
8 Everton 14 5 5 4 20 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 AFC Bournemouth 14 5 3 6 18 -3
11 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
12 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
13 Middlesbrough 14 3 6 5 15 -2
14 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
15 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
16 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 14 3 2 9 11 -18
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Dec 11 2016 2:15PM : Tottenham Hotspur (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 14 2016 8:00PM : Crystal Palace (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 17 2016 5:30PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Sunderland (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 2 2017 5:15PM : West Ham United (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Croc1
Vital Football Comment