Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

New Chimbonda Bid

New Chimbonda Bid

West Ham manager Alan Pardew has had a bid of £4million for French international right-back Pascal Chimbonda rejected by Wigan Athletic manager Paul Jewell. This still falls short of the £6million valuation placed on Chimbonda by Dave Whelan and Paul Jewell when he handed in a transfer request following the last game of the season against Arsenal in May.

Chimbonda is still on duty with the French World Cup squad who play Portugal in the semi-finals tonight. He hasn`t played in the World Cup so far but made his international debut in one of the warm-up matches. If he plays any part in helping France win the World Cup then his valuation is likely to rise even further.

West Ham now look to be favourites to sign Chimbonda as there has been no news of further interest from Tottenham Hotspur since Martin Jol made a £3million bid some weeks ago. Spurs were the early front-runners in the race to sign Chimbonda.



What do you think about this story? Leave your comments below or post a message on the Forum.


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

Writer:
Date:Wednesday July 5 2006
Time: 11:32AM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Comments

0
Anything that begins with W for Chimbo sounds great to me. Spurs do not want him, it was just an opportunity to try and pick up a one hit wonder bargain.
TeddyLyon
05/07/2006 12:16:00
0
He said he wants to go to a big club?? The ultimate example of a greedy C###
woddywoo
05/07/2006 12:34:00
0
I agree woddywoo, Chimbo is indeed the ultimate example of a greedy chap.
greyhound
05/07/2006 12:47:00
0
yes he did say a big club, not sure why west ham are being touted for his signiture? A BIG CLUB not FEEDER CLUB.
elmo85
05/07/2006 14:22:00
0
How the hell did they find £4M lol
ihatescum
06/07/2006 19:44:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Nathan Byrne Joins The Latics From Wolves

Wigan Athletic are set to announce the signing of Wolves wing back Nathan Byrne for a fee believed to be around the £400,000 mark

Sam Morsy Makes International Debut For Egypt

Wigan Athletic midfield man Sam Morsy made his international debut last night for Egypt in a friendly against Guinea which ended 1-1.

Reece Burke Joins The Latics On Season Long Loan Deal

The Latics have announced the loan signing of West Ham United centre back Reece Burke who joins the Latics for the full season

Wigan Athletic - Two Due In Today?

It's all happening down at Euxton as the Latics prepare to finalise some signings before the frantic pandemonium of the last day of the summer transfer window is upon us

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)

Man of the Match v QPR?
Suggested By: Billy Bragg
Jake Buxton10%
Stephen Warnock81%
Michael Jacobs9%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 5 4 1 0 13 4
2 Fulham 5 3 2 0 11 3
3 Barnsley 5 3 0 2 9 4
4 Newcastle 5 3 0 2 9 4
5 Q.P.R. 5 3 0 2 9 3
6 Bristol City 5 3 0 2 9 2
7 Forest 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Brighton 5 2 2 1 8 4
9 Wolves 5 2 2 1 8 3
10 Birmingham 5 2 2 1 8 2
11 Ipswich 5 2 2 1 8 1
12 Norwich 5 2 2 1 8 1
13 Burton 5 2 1 2 7 1
14 Brentford 5 2 1 2 7 1
15 Reading 5 2 1 2 7 -3
16 Aston Villa 5 1 2 2 5 0
17 Cardiff 5 1 2 2 5 -2
18 Derby County 5 1 2 2 5 -2
19 Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 5 -3
20 Wigan 5 1 1 3 4 0
21 Leeds Utd 5 1 1 3 4 -4
22 Rotherham 5 1 1 3 4 -9
23 Preston 5 1 0 4 3 -2
24 Blackburn 5 0 1 4 1 -8
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Barry W218
2.scotdave174
3.Whittleblue149
4.Moonay134
5.Ihaventaclue83
6.walgarthjohn70
7.hindleymonwafc68
8.SwindonLatic66
9.russialatic56
10.TRUE BELIEVER56