Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

United Fail to Land the Quag

United Fail to Land the Quag

On a day which will be mostly remembered for Thierry Henry`s shock move to Barcelona, many could be excused for forgetting Fabio Quagliarella`s transfer to Udinese, which ended any interest from Manchester United in the striker, if there even was any.

The 23 year old, who played for Sampdoria, was in fact co-owned by Udinese, and after the two clubs failed to reach an agreement about his future by the pre-set date, the matter was settled by a blind auction, which Udinese won with a fee rumoured to be around £5 million, £600,000 more than Sampdoria.

Though Quagliarella was assumed to be interested in a move to Manchester United, the Italian had previously expressed his desire to stay in Serie A, to boost his chances with the Italy national side, and speaking to Radio Radio, Quagliarella expressed his delight at the outcome.

'I am leaving an important club to join another great one. We mustn't forget that the Bianconeri (Udinese) were in the Champions League two years ago. I am flattered by the fact that they invested so much on me.'

Though from what I have seen from Quagliarella I can tell that his signing would be a welcome one, I am left not too bothered by the outcome, as this will hopefully mean we pursue some of our different targets, such as Eidur Gudjohnson of Barcelona, who I feel would be a perfect addition to our already outstanding squad. In addition, we are still not sure whether we were ever actually interested in Quagliarella, and with no official statement, we must assume that this is true.



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

Writer:United4Life
Date:Saturday June 23 2007
Time: 4:07PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Conor Benn Wins on Points

Comments

0
Not a big loss, losing a player we never owned :-)
midlothian99
23/06/2007 18:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

Quiz Corner - 4

Whitedevil has another puzzler for you!

Views from the Bench - Leicester (h)

Have United turned it around?

So Near, Yet So Far

I would have loved for us to have won the last ever English Football First Division Championship in season 1991-92.

Manchester United 4 Leicester City 1

Well that was better wasn`t it!

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 Leicester City?
Suggested By: Red Boy
De Gea2%
Valencia0%
Bailly0%
Smalling0%
Blind22%
Herrera11%
Pogba16%
Lingard0%
Rashford0%
Mata44%
Ibrahimovic0%
Carrick0%
Young0%
Rooney5%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Man City 6 6 0 0 18 13
2 Spurs 6 4 2 0 14 7
3 Arsenal 6 4 1 1 13 8
4 Liverpool 6 4 1 1 13 7
5 Everton 6 4 1 1 13 6
6 Man Utd 6 4 0 2 12 5
7 Crystal Palace 6 3 1 2 10 3
8 Chelsea 6 3 1 2 10 1
9 Southampton 6 2 2 2 8 1
10 WBA 6 2 2 2 8 1
11 Watford 5 2 1 2 7 1
12 Leicester City 6 2 1 3 7 -3
13 Hull City 6 2 1 3 7 -5
14 AFC Bournemouth 6 2 1 3 7 -5
15 Middlesbrough 6 1 2 3 5 -3
16 Swansea 6 1 1 4 4 -5
17 Burnley 5 1 1 3 4 -5
18 West Ham 6 1 0 5 3 -9
19 Stoke 6 0 2 4 2 -11
20 Sunderland 6 0 1 5 1 -7
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Oct 2 2016 12:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 17 2016 8:00PM : Liverpool (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 23 2016 4:00PM : Chelsea (a)
Barclays Premier League
Oct 26 2016 8:00PM : Manchester City (H)
Capital One Cup
Oct 29 2016 3:00PM : Burnley (H)
Barclays Premier League
Nov 6 2016 3:00PM : Swansea City (a)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.JoLil23
2.bigmick603
3.ForeverUnited2
4.Jenered1