Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Palacios, Valencia, Scharner to go!

Palacios, Valencia, Scharner to go!

There are rumours flying around the newspapers and news sites today about the possibility of players leaving Wigan Athletic this summer and heading for pastures new, well lets take a look at some of these.

Wilson Palacios and Antonio Valencia off to Manchester United?

How many midfield players do United want, cant see this one being true and if it is cant see it coming off, the Evening Post report that Man U are planning an £8 million bid for both players with the deal broken down as £5 mil for Valencia and £3 mil for Palacios.

It would take a fee of £8 million for Latics to break even on Valencia with him just signing a permanent 5 year deal in January and Palacios is worth at least double the £3 million that`s been quoted, at these prices this deal is dead before its started.

Vital Deal Rating 3/10

Paul Scharner to Newcastle United?

Now there could be some substance in this rumour that the Manchester Evening News is running, it is well known that the Geordies defence is leakier than the Titanic and Herr Scharner craves the limelight that a 3year contract in the North East would bring.

With Scharner just having one final year remaining on his contract any stalling on renewing on his part might just tempt Steve Bruce to cash in and add some brass to the summer transfer fund.

Vital Deal Rating 7/10

Chris Kirkland to Arsenal?

It was reported a couple of weeks back that Arsene Wenger was preparing a £6 million bid for Chris Kirkland to become part of the Arsenal revolution next season and following the big keepers outstanding display on Monday night at Chelsea you`d think there would be a queue of suitors.

But Chris came out this week and stated that he wanted to repay Latics faith in him and stay at the JJB acknowledging that former boss Paul Jewell took a gamble signing him from Liverpool, a gamble that is paying dividends at the moment

Vital Deal Rating 5/10

David Cotterill to Sheffield United?

The flying Welshman has been on loan at the Blades since January and it is reported from several sources that United boss Kevin Blackwell would love to make the deal permanent, it is also reported that Latics are willing at £1 million

Vital Deal Rating 8/10

Aghahowa and Olembe to Kayserispor?

A story first broke on Vital Wigan following a tip off from our Turkish contacts that Julius Aghahowa and Salomon Olembe will be allowed to leave in the summer and sign for Turkish Premier Super League club Kayserispor, this story is now circulating in the UK and in the Turkish press, rock solid.

Vital Deal Rating 9/10

More transfer rumours will be examined at a later date…keep calling back to Vital Wigan

The only place to be for ALL Latics fans

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Thursday April 17 2008
Time: 4:53PM

Comments

0
There is going to be some comings and goings over the next few months and there will also be a lot of rumours to discuss
worbo
17/04/2008 17:00:00
0
Who will be stay then? ;)
Fan of Blues
17/04/2008 17:27:00
0
I'm not surprised that Man U are looking at Valencia and Wilson. Good players!
Fan of Blues
17/04/2008 17:27:00
0
They will be going nowhere
worbo
17/04/2008 19:24:00
0
You are right Worbo, the thing is how can this affect the players for the remaining games?
Psychohn
17/04/2008 21:39:00
0
*will stay.
Fan of Blues
18/04/2008 04:08:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Any Previous? Latics v Oldham Athletic

Down the years there haven't been too many meetings between the two Latics, the first one coming in a League Division 2 encounter back in November 1997

Millwall Away Tickets On Sale From Saturday

Latics have released details of the match day tickets and allocation for the away trip to Millwall on Tuesday 1st March

PWU Latics Podcast - Muddy Water Blues

The pitch! What on earth was going on, we were set to be renamed the Muddy Water Blues until David Sharpe stepped in and ordered a re-lay.

Meet The Ref - Latics v Oldham - Nigel Miller

The 'Battle of the Latics' on Saturday when Oldham visit the DW Stadium will be refereed by County Durham's very own Nigel Miller

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
Profile
Adam Convery
Profile
Frank Ford
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Man Of The Match v Sheffield United
Suggested By: Jimmy Crankie
Jussi Jääskeläinen4%
Donervon Daniels2%
Craig Morgan2%
Jason Pearce6%
Chris McCann2%
David Perkins6%
Sam Morsy20%
Max Power4%
Yanic Wildschut46%
Conor McAleny6%
Will Grigg2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 29 19 3 7 60 16
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 29 9 3 17 30 -11
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Walsall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Bury (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Millwall (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Peterborough United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Colchester United (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.BrickLatic127
2.Moonay90
3.Thorpyness80
4.Whittleblue70
5.Noel Wards Leg60
6.hindleymonwafc57
7.JJ_WAFC33
8.TRUE BELIEVER29
9.GrimReaper8726
10.Marksparko26