UK time is: 09:04:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Permanent deal for Muamba?

Birmingham are reportedly on the brink of making their first signing of the summer.

To hear that they have pipped Reading to the post for the signature of Fabrice Muamba will gladden many supporters` hearts.

The deal is reported to be in the region of 4m and will tie the U18 international to St Andrew`s until 2010.

The lad from Arsenal who turned up at the start of the season along with Seb Larsson and Nicklas Bendtner took a few games to make an impact.

Tipped by Arsene Wenger as "the next Vieira", fans were unsure of the 18-year old`s abilities at first, but they quickly warmed to him as he got his feet under the proverbial table, or rather under the legs of other midfielders to tackle them out of the game.

Muamba is by no means the finished product yet; great in the tackle, his passing skills still need some work. He has bags of energy and covers miles in every game. Currently, he lacks composure in front of goal at the moment but these skills can be improved by coaching.

Winner of Birmingham City`s Young Player of the Year award, Muamba seems to play with a constant smile on his face and has become a huge favourite with supporters young and old alike.

Steve Bruce made it clear that he would be dipping into the transfer market sooner rather than later and this hugely popular young player was clearly at the top of his list.

Confirmation of the deal is expected soon.




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



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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday May 11 2007

Time: 1:08PM

Your Comments

great signing guys, looking good for next season, he is supposed to be a great player, and will definitely improve with time, and match experience.
pandapops
Dont know much about the guy so cant say anything on him till i have seen him in action.
will it ever happen
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Birmingham City Articles

Richard Beale Stays (Friday October 31 2014)

Davis Thankful for Wolves Time (Friday October 31 2014)

Rowett Attention to Detail Revealed (Friday October 31 2014)

Birmingham Triumph In Senior Cup (Thursday October 30 2014)

Nod of Approval from Jackett (Thursday October 30 2014)

Burton Expected Exist of Manager (Thursday October 30 2014)

Rowet on Rolling Deal (Thursday October 30 2014)

Davis Wants Three Points for Birmingham (Thursday October 30 2014)

Blues Players React to Training Change (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Rowett Anything BUT Concerned (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Archived Birmingham City 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. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13
22. Bolton 14 3 2 9 -11 11
23. Birmingham 14 2 5 7 -16 11
24. Blackpool 14 1 3 10 -14 6

Breaking League News

RUFC - Evans 'Performances Been Good'
Rotherham : 31/10/2014 09:02:00
Richard Beale Stays
Birmingham : 31/10/2014 09:00:00
12th Man - Let's Put The Frightners On Fulham
Wigan : 31/10/2014 08:39:00
Howe: It's great to have so much competition
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 08:12:00
Cook: Finding another level
Bournemouth : 31/10/2014 08:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Birmingham City v Bournemouth
Suggested By:  
Home win 27%
Draw 17%
Away win 56%