UK time is: 09:24:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Wigan Athletic - Amr Zaki Transfer Agreed

Egyptian soccer superstar Amr Zaki has agreed personal terms with Wigan Athletic and with the club agreeing to pay Zaki`s current side, El Zamalek, over 6 million it is expected that the transfer will be tied up and confirmed this week.

Latics boss Steve Bruce missed the end of season Players awards night to go and finalise the transfer and caught Zaki scoring two goals in El Zamaleks game against Aluminium Naq Hammadi

Zaki has scored 22 goals in 44 games for El Zamalek and a very impressive 21 goals in 40 games for Egypt in just three years and at 25 there is a lot more to come from the Egyptian yet.

Two strikers in this week, anyone would think that we struggled to score goals last season.

We are a Latics fans site run by the fans for the fans, what are you waiting for sign up and join in

It`s free, quick and carries no obligation whatsoever.

Have your say on the Latics Speyk forum

Participate in the polls and the Vital Fantasy League

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved

Click here for the Latics Speyk forum




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

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 18 2008

Time: 10:32AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Zaki and Guerrero or Heskey and Bent? Time will tell
worbo
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 10:36:00

I'm delighted with that signing (a fellow countryman, that's why). Seriously, he's a good striker. He's strong, fast and never gives up!
Fan of Blues
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 10:48:00

Just what we need FoB, thanks for the low down and good luck for next week
worbo
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 11:03:00

Cheers, worbo. Good luck for next season!
Fan of Blues
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 11:15:00

contract not signed yet but Mr Benson is expected to fly out and iron out final details for Zaki. Signing of Gierrero not as certian but Eric Blakc was flown over to watch him play. His signing would depend on what our exisiting strikers decide to do
baskerville
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 12:32:00

hello every body....nice to join this forum....my nam is hazem..egyptian..zamalek is my club..about amr zaki...real..he is the best strike in afreica...and he will be agood deal for you'r club..any information about amr...a'm here...thanks
hazem baza
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 14:21:00

Thanks hazem baza and welcome to Vital Wigan
worbo
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 14:24:00

Hazem, akheeran shoft had masry hena! ;)
Fan of Blues
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 17:44:00

should get you a few members from Egypt!
merlin
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 19:42:00

Yes please! ;)
Fan of Blues
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 19:47:00

thanks every body....be jealous that amr will join wigan and left us....( fan of blues): t7ya masr ya 3am....el masry fi kol 7eta we fe kol makan.....
hazem baza
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 19:50:00

3ash ya wa7sh! :)
Fan of Blues
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 21:03:00

Ana Ahlawy 3ala fekra, bas ento shaklokom keda el mosem el gay 7eteb2o ale2 fel dawry!
Fan of Blues
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 21:04:00

Hey everybody..I an a new member here ( masry tab3n) and i am a big fan of Amr Zaki...I read that he would join Wigan on loan for one year!! And this article nearly misses some facts which happened later :P..Anyway, I was interested so much where Amr Zaki would go after Zamalek! coz he deserves to play in world class Team..I expect this guy will shine in EPL..A great Future waits him..Beleive my words :)
mczone
Report Abuse
18/05/2008 22:22:00

Alot of money for an unknown, but give him time but i still dont see anyone replacing Heskey
redandwhitestripemad
Report Abuse
19/05/2008 21:50:00

you will see that zaki will be agood replacment for heskey....you must see him next sunday in final of egypt cup
hazem baza
Report Abuse
20/05/2008 17:21:00

what channels that on then, coz it aint on sky
redandwhitestripemad
Report Abuse
20/05/2008 21:57:00

exactlya don't know....bat look for egyptian channel...art....if mi know any thing about it ..i'll tell you
hazem baza
Report Abuse
21/05/2008 13:29:00

Search for Nile sat and it will be on EL-Masriya Channel on 25th May at 8:00 pm Egyptian Time / 6:00 pm UK Time :)
mczone
Report Abuse
23/05/2008 01:16:00

by the way "Mamdouh Abbas" said that he won't agree unless he find a substitute for "Amr" .. but i guess that he'll find some substitute .. and i guess that Amr Zaki is comin for loan i guess by the way iam from Egypt and i am the biggest fan of Zamalek and you made the right choice he's the best striker in Egypt till now .. maybe Africa ... cya
ahmed12593
Report Abuse
26/05/2008 10:18:00

hello evrybody iam Ashraf from egypt n i like 2 be a member here coz i foud nice ppl english & egyptians and it`s nice 2 find egyptians here ( VIVA EGYPT) i like UK also and Wigan club since i heared about the deal of the great striker amr zaki .i think he is the best striker in egypt , and i think wigan fans will like this great guy >> bye the way . iam from el ahly fans but i love amr zaki soo much and regards to Zamalek fans & Wigan fans ....
ashraf
Report Abuse
28/05/2008 20:32:00

if any1 wanna contact me ashraf654me at yahoo..God bless amr zaki (^_^)
ashraf
Report Abuse
28/05/2008 20:35:00

iam egyptian and iam a fan of zamalk i wish that amr could join laticshe is realy good striker if u want 2 see more goals of amr see this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiTMu_RqpNc
kimo
Report Abuse
11/07/2008 18:59:00

Zaki in Wigan!!! wow .... I doubt that they will be able to keep it for the next season! He will shine big time and will be very expensive for Wigan. Trust me fans, Wigan has to get the best of him this year :) Goof luck ... you gained millions of supporters from all the arabic countries
ashoushaa
Report Abuse
14/07/2008 20:08:00

hi everybody good luck for amr zaki with Wigan i believe he will do his best for the club he is the best in egypt and africa i want tgo ask anyone find a player caled emad meteeb in the street to till him, learn from amr how to play
ahmed ghanem
Report Abuse
14/07/2008 20:21:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Ivan Ramis Heading For Levante (Thursday January 29 2015)

Reading v Latics Rescheduled For 17th Feb (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Changing My Tune - Getting Behind The Boss (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Adam Forshaw Confirmed Departure (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Archived Wigan Athletic Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. worbo 257
2. Danny_de_Zeeuw16 237
3. Whittleblue 218
4. russialatic 217
5. Bert Hughes 145
6. Pauvre Jean 143
7. legolad 141
8. albert jckson 126
9. Jonny_SuffolkLatic 124
10. SwindonLatic 120

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Wigan 0 - 1 Huddersfield
Wigan 1 - 1 Blackburn
Birmingham 3 - 1 Wigan
Wigan 0 - 1 Sheff Wed
Leeds Utd 0 - 2 Wigan
Wigan 1 - 2 Rotherham

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Reading 27 8 7 12 -11 31
19. Brighton 27 6 11 10 -5 29
20. Rotherham 27 6 11 10 -10 29
21. Leeds Utd 26 6 8 12 -11 26
22. Millwall 27 5 9 13 -19 24
23. Wigan 27 4 9 14 -10 21
24. Blackpool 26 3 7 16 -29 16

Breaking League News

RUFC - Evans Explains Brindley Loan
Rotherham : 30/01/2015 09:19:00
RUFC - Evans 'Sammon Great For Us'
Rotherham : 30/01/2015 09:15:00
RUFC - Derbyshire 'It's All About Confidence'
Rotherham : 30/01/2015 09:12:00
Sako set for QPR move
Wolves : 30/01/2015 09:06:00
RUFC - Evans 'Everyone Entitled To Opinion'
Rotherham : 30/01/2015 08:57:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

With All These New Signings Coming In How Will We Fare At The Weekend?
Suggested By:  Mick Mills
Latics Win 32%
Ipswich Win 42%
Draw 26%