UK time is: 03:05:07
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Benitez Having Medical Despite Broken Leg


Wigan Athletic manager Steve Bruce is still keen to bring striker Cristian Benitez to the Latics and is having him flown in for a medical even though the Ecuador international is sidelined with a broken leg.

Chucho, as Benitez is known, broke his leg in training with his club, Mexican champions Santos Laguna, and this looked like it had put paid to the 8 million January transfer but after the intervention of Benitez close friend Latics winger Antonio Valencia it seems Bruce is willing to take a risk.

Valencia informed Bruce that the break isn`t as bad as first thought and Benitez will be back playing before the season is out, so with this in mind the player is on his way to the JJB to be assessed by the clubs medical staff and the possibility of still becoming Latics record signing this January

Vital Latics - Carry on Football

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







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



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

The Journalist

Writer: worbo Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 30 2008

Time: 4:34PM

Your Comments

Broken leg...flying DVT!?!?!? Insurance?
worbo
signing a player with a broken leg is a major gamble as he may not play again even if the medical is positive in its prognosis
baskerville
Yeah whatever happens SB isn't stupid and I'm sure that all things will be taken into account whether or not this goes ahead.
robin
thsi should go ahead.. a record signing with a broken leg who may not be able to play this season????? c'mon u've got to be joking
d_manga_fanatic
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

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. scotdave 95
2. russialatic 91
3. worbo 78
4. Whittleblue 76
5. Pauvre Jean 68
6. Bert Hughes 58
7. Thorpyness 54
8. Oscarbon 40
9. DRAGNET 39
10. Lazysid 37

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Watford 2 - 1 Wigan
Wigan 0 - 1 Norwich
Sheff Wed 2 - 1 Wigan
Wigan 1 - 1 Middlesbrough
Bolton 3 - 1 Wigan
Brighton 1 - 0 Wigan

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 21 6 5 10 -7 23
19. Millwall 21 5 8 8 -8 23
20. Bolton 20 6 4 10 -6 22
21. Rotherham 21 4 9 8 -10 21
22. Brighton 21 3 9 9 -8 18
23. Wigan 21 3 8 10 -7 17
24. Blackpool 20 2 6 12 -17 12

Breaking League News

Malky Mackay Speaks About The 'Football Truce'
Wigan : 19/12/2014 23:50:00
The Derby Preview
Norwich : 19/12/2014 23:22:00
What The Bosses Say - Latics v Rotherham United
Wigan : 19/12/2014 22:47:00
Early Team News - Latics v Rotherham United
Wigan : 19/12/2014 22:17:00
Millwall : 19/12/2014 21:39:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where will the points go today?
Suggested By:  Barry Chuckle
Latics 100%
Rotherham 0%
Draw 0%