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Mido To Wigan on Season Long Loan

Egypt and Middlesbrough forward Mido could be set to join his international team-mate Amr Zaki on a season long loan at Wigan Athletic.

Latics boss Steve Bruce is a known admirer of the former Zamalek and Spurs striker and with Marlon King having left the JJB for Hull City, Latics are short in the forward department.

Mido said of the reported deal:

'I was informed that Wigan want to sign me on loan, but they are yet to contact Middlesbrough'

'Wigan coach Steve Bruce admires my abilities. He has tried to sign me when he was in charge of Birmingham, and now he has renewed his interest.'

'I will take my final decision next week after meeting Gareth Southgate'

'Southgate told me that he wants to keep me at The Riverside. I will talk with him to settle on the best choice.'

'I seek regular first-team football. Both clubs can offer me equal chances to play on a regular basis. Both of them have very good strikers also.'

'But I'm sure I can force my way into the starting XI of any team once I regain full fitness.'

'I may opt to stay at Middlesbrough for the sake of stability. I settled in there after spending a whole season with them.'

'Anyway, I won't close the door on a move to Wigan. I may end up joining them if they offered me more first-team football.'

Mido and Zaki, some Egyptian dream team there

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Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 22 2008

Time: 11:04AM

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Mido to the Latics...not too surprising
worbo
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22/08/2008 11:07:00

(Latics boss Steve Bruce is a known admirer of the former (( Al-Ahly ))and Spurs striker ) 1- mido never played for ( Al Ahly) in Egypt he played for zamalek when he was a young ( 18 ) 2- it's no diffrence for mido to playing with wigan or boro no chance for him to play at starting xi
ehabfarouk1973
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22/08/2008 11:14:00

Thanks ehabfarouk1973, its been changed
worbo
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22/08/2008 13:36:00

mido that you don't know http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sw-I62KYZ0A&NR=1
zaki19
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22/08/2008 13:49:00

who are you ehabfarouk1973 to judge Mido .who cares if he played for Ahly OR Zamelk .you r such an idiot.
dad2david
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23/08/2008 02:56:00

to DAD2DAVID : YOU HAVE TO RESPECT YOUR SELF AND DON'T USING A WORD LIKE THAT ( IDIOT ) IM NOT JUDGE MIDO ANY WAY , I JUST WANT TO CORRECT WHAT'S WORBO IS WRITTEN IN THIS ARTICLE , AND WHEN IM SAID THAT MIDO HAS NO CHANCE TO START AT STARTING XI , IT'S DOESN'T MEANING THAT I JUDGE HIM . HISKY & ZAKI SHOULD STARTING AT WIGAN AND AFONSO & TUNCAY AT BORO
ehabfarouk1973
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23/08/2008 20:40:00

Guys, mido has proven so far this season that he is commited, he reminds me of his first loan season at spurs, a mido zaki combination would be interresting they have different skills and know each other language and style. i would love to see it materialize
shomlife
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28/08/2008 14:38:00

 

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