Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Whelan Says Zaki Will Stay at Wigan Athletic

Whelan Says Zaki Will Stay at Wigan Athletic

Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan has joined the debate about the future of scoring sensation Amr Zaki and states that the Latics have the right to buy the Worlds number 1 ranked striker in January

Whelan told the Daily Star that Latics aren`t worried about the comments of Zamalek chairman Mamdouh Abbas and reiterated that Wigan have the right to buy Zaki, he said:

'We have got the right to buy him and are not worried about the situation'

'There is a deal in place. The fans love him and as far as I'm concerned he is Alan Shearer the second.

'He is built like him. He has the same attributes and he knows where the goal is. When you watched Alan play he was always in the right place at the right time and this lad is the same.

'You just seem to know that he will score. He is powerful and he can smash them in. he is a very clever player.

'Whether that generates interest from big clubs I don't know. But it's a nice problem to have.

'We can do a deal in January. Steve Bruce is a shrewd manager. If he does a deal, all the fine points are sorted out. There are no loose ends.'


Well lets see what happens in January


Zaki wants Latics stay

Vital Latics - Anticipating the next rebuff from Mr Abbas

It's easy to join us at Vital Latics to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved







Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday September 21 2008
Time: 11:34AM

Comments

0
I still think this will run and run
worbo
21/09/2008 11:37:00
0
I don't understand. So do you have a first option or not? Because Zamalek's president said that you don't have the option to make the deal permanent.
Fan of Blues
21/09/2008 12:47:00
0
According to Whelan Bruce as been very astute and got the deal sorted, but Abbos from Zamalek says not, I am sure we will try and make the deal permanent in January so we will see then, can see it ending up in the courts
worbo
21/09/2008 13:05:00
0
Here we go again!!...just hopes that dilemma wont drive Zaki out of focus..
egyptianfan
21/09/2008 16:15:00
0
Zamaleks chairman seems like a dodgy man, no affence
Jonni_G
21/09/2008 23:33:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Video Action - Wigan Athletic 0 Cardiff City 0

Action from the goalless draw at the DW Stadium between the Latics and Cardiff City:

Dan's Big Game Report - Latics 0 Cardiff 0 - We'll Be Back

It is confirmed, my friends - Jesus is a Wiganer - still. Along with his fellow Amigos, the wonderfully named Jesus Seba has returned to represent Wigan Athletic in a post-season legends match

Audio - Graham Barrow On Cardiff Game

Graham Barrow speaks following the goalless draw against Cardiff City at the DW Stadium that all but rubber stamps the Latics relegation from the Championship

Archived Vital Latics Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

Barry Worthington
Editor email
Profile
Dan Farrimond (JWAW)
no email
Profile
Adam Convery
no email
Profile
Frank Ford
no email
Profile
Noel Wards Leg
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Big Derby Game Winners
Suggested By: Vincent Tan
Latics48%
Cardiff City26%
Draw26%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Reading (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Moonay320
2.Whittleblue246
3.Get a Grip!215
4.king_dezeeuw06199
5.truelatic4eva198
6.Oscarbon139
7.hindleymonwafc113
8.TRUE BELIEVER99
9.WN593
10.nottinghamlatic89
The Vital Football Members League