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Bruce Wants Zaki Spark to Fire Wigan

Bruce Wants Zaki Spark to Fire Wigan


Wigan Athletic boss Steve Bruce feels that Egyptian marksman Amr Zaki will be the spark to fire the Latics through to the end of the season and help the club reach the goal of European qualification.

Bruce says that a lot of Premier League clubs struggle to score goals and that they are desperate for a player who can get 10-12 in a season, the Latics are lucky in that respect, Zaki has bagged 10 league goals already.

The Latics boss is now hoping that Zaki will rediscover his early season goal scoring form and bang in some more as the club enters the home straight, Bruce told reporters:


'Zaki is the one who can be the spark for us - he can set us on fire again with goals'

'If you look at a lot of clubs in the Premier League, the one thing they have in common is that they struggle for goals.

'They don't have someone who can score them 10 or 12 goals, it's incredible how many teams have that problem.

'We're fortunate to have Zaki who is already in double figures, and I hope that he can give himself some fresh impetus and score a few more for us.'



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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Friday February 20 2009
Time: 12:31PM

Comments

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Zaki, class player lets hope we can secure his services long term
worbo
20/02/2009 12:33:00
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hi wigan fans I'm egyptian and I support zamalek fc (zaki's home team) I just want to say that you are such great fans and bruce is proving everyday that he's a very good manager! I hope that you keep supporting zaki and you will never regret he's a very good player thank you all
major11283
20/02/2009 21:32:00
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Thanks for that major, he is a great player no doubting that, I have a feeling that he will score tomorrow and we will win 1-0
worbo
20/02/2009 21:49:00
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PS major, did you listen to the podcast with the interview with Emad from AmrZaky.com?
worbo
20/02/2009 21:50:00
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i hope so you know we all now support wigan in egypt and actualy i've seen the article about the interview at vitalwigan greatwork
major11283
21/02/2009 05:53:00
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right time for zaki to start scoring, i bet mido would give him some tips on how to play boros defence
shomlife
21/02/2009 10:18:00
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