Vital Football

Latest Wigan Athletic News

Chimbonda Call-Up

Chimbonda Call-Up

Wigan Athletic defender Pascal Chimbonda has been called up into the French squad for the World Cup in Germany.

Chimbonda is on the transfer list for £6 million after requesting a transfer and has been the subject of £3 million bids from both Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United in the last week. However, a French international call-up could add a couple of million pounds to his valuation.

Paul Jewell said: 'The call-up is a reflection of how well he has played for us throughout the season and is fully deserved in my mind, as well as being a great boost for the club and a reflection of how the coaching staff here at Wigan have believed in him all season, and encouraged him to prove his potential on the Premiership stage. Ideally, of course, I would love to keep him here but, if he does go, we will not be selling him for less than he's worth. A player who has not only made the PFA team of the year, but now also the French World Cup squad, is a prized asset for anyone and it was Wigan Athletic who took the gamble on him last summer.'


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

Writer:
Date:Sunday May 14 2006
Time: 5:19PM

Comments

0
thats great for pascal good luck to him in germany if he gets a game.
jono_forest
14/05/2006 18:59:00
0
a nice reward for having a good season
green giant 12
15/05/2006 14:46:00
0
He's been a breath of fresh air but don't sell him to Spudz!
merlin
15/05/2006 20:02:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

FA Cup Quarter Finals - Full Draw (17/2/18)

The draw for the quarter final stage of this season's FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Team news ahead of Manchester City cup tie

The manager could make a few changes after back-to-back league defeats against Southend United and Blackpool

2017/18 FA Cup Quarter Finals Draw On Saturday

The quarter final stage draw for the 2017/18 FA Cup will take place on Saturday evening.

Blue Moon I Saw You Standing M'Aloney Watson Goal

The podcast boys are back in town. The FA Cup is upon us.

Wigan Athletic Archived Articles

Vital Latics articles from

Site Journalists

The Latic
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Blackpool MotM
Suggested By:
Walton6%
Byrne7%
Dunkley2%
Burn0%
James0%
Morsy0%
Power0%
Jacobs2%
Powell15%
Massey2%
Grigg7%
Sub - Roberts2%
Sub - Vaughan5%
Sub - Walker52%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Moonay246
2.truelatic4eva180
3.Oscarbon141
4.TRUE BELIEVER108
5.Grip!102
6.Martinez198686
7.Made in Wigan 63
8.jocklatic57
9.C_Latic56
10.BrickLatic56
The Vital Football Members League