Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

Bale interests McLeish

Bale interests McLeish

Birmingham boss Alex McLeish has admitted that he is keeping an eye on Tottenham`s Gareth Bale.

McLeish has been busy during close season building up a new look Birmingham side that can compete in the Premier League next season.

And after promising that the buying had not finished yet, it may be that the Blues boss would be interested in trying to tempted Spurs to part with the player.

Bales' time in North London has been plagued by injuries and a lack of consistency but should Spurs be ready to do business, McLeish would be at the front of the queue.

'Gareth Bale is another name we'd have to consider if he was available,' McLeish said.

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:Foxxy
Date:Wednesday July 1 2009
Time: 3:42PM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
I think Spurs would certainly consider a loan option as a preference, but would probably want around 7m for a sale, would he be worth a punt in your opinion at around that price or would one or two experienced heads be better?
oxfordspur
01/07/2009 15:55:00
0
McLeish would certainly want him. His Birmingham defence ios looking like a colander just now. Whether Gareth would do the job for them, who knows. Bale has to start dellivering on his promise soon, doesn't he?
Sindbad
01/07/2009 16:29:00
0
I'd love to see him loaned out to a side where he'll play week in week out, it can only be good for his game. How good he really is still remains to be seen imo, as I don't feel he's lived up to the hype at all well, but he's had some injuries and a resurgent Assou-Ekotto to deal with. Maybe he'll shine with some regular games. I hope so.
wayne king
01/07/2009 17:01:00
0
Cant see Brum spending 7m on one a player who is going to be at best a gamble when that money would be you a couple of experienced defenders.
KatieDawson
02/07/2009 04:35:00
0
Bale went through a long spell whereby Spurs never won if he played a Premier League fixture - we loved it!
merlin
04/07/2009 16:55:00
0
We don't need a couple of defenders we've already brought all of our defenders already. Roger Johnson, Martin Taylor, Liam Ridgewell, Scott Dann and Giovanny Espinoza that's plenty for the centre back positions. Right back is fullfilled with Parnaby, Carr and Wilson, Left Back needs to be looked at and we've already spent £9m on one player. Just shows that some people don't have a clue.
NDH plc.
04/07/2009 18:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Stats: Birmingham City v Middlesbrough

All the stats from Birmingham City (2) vs (2) Middlesbrough, St.Andrews, April 29th/ 19:45 Att: 21,380 (4,833 away)

One To Watch: Jordan Rhodes

Sask's article about which player we must be wary of in the upcoming fixture.

The Visitors - Middlesbrough

Rob Wildey previews tonight's clash between Blues and Middlesbrough.

The M.I.D.D.L.E.S.B.R.O.U.G.H of Birmingham City

Rob Wildey plays the letters game with Middlesbrough.

Archived Vital Birmingham Articles

Vital Birmingham articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Heslop
Editor email
Profile
Christopher Handy
no email
Profile
Saskia Bowes
no email
Profile
Rob Wildey
no email
Profile
Luke Turner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where do we need to strengthen in the emergency loan window?
Suggested By: Tom Heslop
In goal4%
In defence22%
In midfield6%
In attack68%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 44 23 11 10 80 31
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 44 18 17 9 71 19
7 Cardiff 44 17 16 11 67 8
8 Ipswich 44 16 15 13 63 0
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 44 17 8 19 59 -2
11 Preston 44 14 16 14 58 -1
12 Leeds Utd 44 14 16 14 58 -7
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 44 13 15 16 54 -6
15 Reading 44 13 13 18 52 -4
16 Huddersfield 44 13 12 19 51 -3
17 Forest 44 12 15 17 51 -5
18 Blackburn 44 11 16 17 49 -3
19 Rotherham 44 13 10 21 49 -13
20 Bristol City 44 12 13 19 49 -20
21 Fulham 44 11 15 18 48 -11
R MK Dons 44 9 12 23 39 -28
R Charlton 44 8 13 23 37 -38
R Bolton 44 4 15 25 27 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Cardiff City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Rob Wildey6
2.WayCoolBlue5
3.David Village3
4.Chris Gaze2
5.LukeTurner2
6.Blue1