UK time is: 09:07:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Balde wants too much money for Blues

Defender Bobo Balde will not be coming to St Andrews Birmingham boss Alex McLeish revealed today, the player`s high wage demands proved to be a stumbling block.

McLeish has now turned his attentions elsewhere after failing to agree a wage negotiation with the Guinea international.

The Blues boss told the club's official website: 'Bobo would be ideal for the team that I am building to get us to the Premier League but he is out of our reach in terms of finance.

'I am fine with that. I know that we have limitations on how far we'll go and I wish Bobo all the best in wherever he chooses to go. At some stage we have to say no to certain demands.

'I am not saying he's greedy, that's up to Bobo to ask for what he thinks is right for him but it's just too rich for us.

'That is the situation unless he comes back and says that he would be willing to play for the jersey and take a cut in what he is asking for. But we'll keep looking to strengthen in that department.'




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




Join the FREE Telegraph Championship Fantasy Football League!

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

The Journalist

Writer: Foxxy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 7 2008

Time: 10:44PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Scout Focus: Leeds United (Thursday April 24 2014)

Birmingham Injury Update (Thursday April 24 2014)

Match Day Poll: Birmingham Host Leeds (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Opinion: Players Out Of Position (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Switching On Is The Problem says Burke. (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Macheda Looking To Stay In England. (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Blackburn Bully Birmingham 4-2 (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Stats: Blues v Blackburn Rovers (Monday April 21 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Birmingham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Charlton 43 11 12 20 -23 45
19. Doncaster 44 11 11 22 -28 44
20. Millwall 44 10 14 20 -29 44
21. Birmingham 43 11 10 22 -13 43
22. Blackpool 44 10 13 21 -27 43
23. Barnsley 44 9 12 23 -30 39
24. Yeovil 44 8 13 23 -26 37

Breaking League News

Premier League referee in charge
Doncaster : 25/04/2014 09:00:00
Brighton v Yeovil (Preview)
Brighton : 25/04/2014 08:42:00
Buckley Targets Positive End
Brighton : 25/04/2014 08:40:00
Howe: The catalyst for everything that followed
Bournemouth : 25/04/2014 08:26:00
Ward: I expect us to go up
Bournemouth : 25/04/2014 08:23:00
Howe: Common sense needed
Bournemouth : 25/04/2014 08:17:00
Meet the Ref: Forest at home
Bournemouth : 25/04/2014 08:16:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham v Leeds 26 April 2014
Suggested By:  
Home win 29%
Draw 13%
Away win 58%