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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.

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Writer: Barry Worthington Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 18 2008

Time: 10:32AM

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Zaki and Guerrero or Heskey and Bent? Time will tell
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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
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18/05/2008 10:48:00

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

Cheers, worbo. Good luck for next season!
Fan of Blues
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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
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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
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18/05/2008 14:21:00

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

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

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

Yes please! ;)
Fan of Blues
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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
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18/05/2008 19:50:00

3ash ya wa7sh! :)
Fan of Blues
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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
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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 :)
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18/05/2008 22:22:00

Alot of money for an unknown, but give him time but i still dont see anyone replacing Heskey
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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
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20/05/2008 17:21:00

what channels that on then, coz it aint on sky
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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
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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 :)
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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
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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 ....
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28/05/2008 20:32:00

if any1 wanna contact me ashraf654me at yahoo..God bless amr zaki (^_^)
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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
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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
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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
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14/07/2008 20:21:00


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