Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Guddy, Palladino, Ronaldo: Rumours

Guddy, Palladino, Ronaldo: Rumours

I can't think of a really inventive introduction right now so let's get it started!

I'll eat my words on two fronts right now: I promised I would not write about Ronaldo and it won't even be a rumour. The thing is, that our flashy Portuguese declared he wasn't a 'Galactico' and therefore it's pointless for Real to try to sign him. Well said, Ron, and I love his ambitions: he wants to leave his mark on the club's history. Hopefully it will not lead to a ridiculously over-inflated ego (Samuel Eto'o anyone?)

The mentioned striker had been linked to United before but this issue is quiet now unlike another the rumour of another attacker, Raffaele Palladino of Juventus. The guy scored a hat-trick against Triestina on Monday in the Serie B and while that's not exactly a mean feat, it's worth mentioning that he's a big fan of Cristiano Ronaldo.

'Whenever I can, I watch Manchester United games on TV. Ronaldo is my role model,' said Palladino but to be honest, Cristiano is good for anything but being a role model.

Eidur Gudjohnsen is closer to that term but we should not open a debate about his professionalism as the rumours round him are much more interesting: the former Chelsea striker is once again linked with us. The Reds tried to sign him in the summer but José and Roman decided it would be dangerous to sell him to a bitter domestic rival so they opted for selling to a bitter continental rival, Barcelona where he didn't exactly set the world on fire. A transfer back to England would not be shocking but I can't see him coming to Old Trafford.

Well, that's all for now. Imagine a 4-2-4 line-up for next year, with Rooney and Ronaldo as wide attackers and Palladino and Gudjohnsen as centre-forwards. Interesting, isn't it?


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

Writer:Zae
Date:Thursday March 22 2007
Time: 10:32AM

Comments

0
ronaldo signing a new contract will make me a very happy person.
rooneyisgod
22/03/2007 16:16:00
0
me too and he'll be also happy methinks. i still fear for the future as giggs, scholes and gary are irreplaceable right now
Vidicinho
22/03/2007 18:36:00
0
My thoughts precisely Vidicinho. I do not see anyone on the market who could fill the void that would be left by the retirement of Giggs, Scholes and Gary. Nani is not the answer: we have one exotic Portuguese winger, another one might destroy the balance of the team. As for the midfield... well, a Hargreaves-Carrick pair looks good but you never know. Lean years ahead so we must pack in some trophies this season!
midlothian99
23/03/2007 08:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Transfer Target Headed to London?

Somebody who has been mentioned in despatches as a possible / probable transfer target for Manchester United this summer, could be bound for England but not Manchester.

Juventus Interested in Buying Fellaini

Lurking in the pages of a popular tabloid publication is the insinuation that a Manchester United midfielder is a transfer target for a top Italian club.

Transfer Windows To End Early?

The Premier League and the EFL will both be seeking thoughts from member clubs on whether or not to close the summer transfer window before the season kicks off in coming years.

Shortlist For UEFA Player Of The Year - 2016/17

The shortlist for the UEFA Player of the Year award for 2016/17 has now been drawn up by a panel of 80 coaches and 55 journalists.

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 West Ham (h)
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea9%
Valencia0%
Bailly0%
Jones0%
Blind0%
Matic57%
Pogba7%
Mata1%
Rashford6%
Lukaku6%
Mkhitaryan6%
Martial7%
Fellaini1%
Lingard0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.emmillin4
2.Amb.Whoknows4
3.ambler3
4.ForeverUnited2
5.mad_manu1
6.Baklay371
The Vital Football Members League