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McLeish To Make Offer For McArthur?

There is a little snippet in the Guardian today that links Birmingham manager Alex McLeish with a move to bring in James McArthur.

The player`s agent has said that there are several clubs ready to launch a bid to sign the midfielder and he expects Birmingham City to be one of them.

Wigan, Rangers, Cardiff and Leeds have all been linked with a move for the 22-year old and Willie McKay expects a bid from McLeish very soon.

"There are a lot of British clubs interested in him as well as a few foreign clubs," McKay said.

"Birmingham boss Alex McLeish watched him against Rangers last season and he was outstanding.

"He scored a great goal and ran right through their midfield - and Rangers have a good midfield. If you consider Barry Ferguson went down to Birmingham and did so well, it`s a no-brainer about whether they would want to sign James."




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Writer: Foxxy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday June 9 2010

Time: 6:03PM

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Don't know much about the player myself but it sounds like he could be a useful addition to the squad. Unless of course, it's just his agent that is trying to drum up more interest to force someone's hand.
foxxy
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09/06/2010 18:07:00

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_McArthur
Latchford59
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09/06/2010 18:15:00

I heard that Leeds were close to doing a deal for this chap, I hope we get him
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09/06/2010 20:18:00

 

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