Vital Football

Latest Wigan Atletic News

Second Ali Al-Habsi Bid Turned Down

Second Ali Al-Habsi Bid Turned Down






It would appear that Wigan Athletics latest bid to Bolton Wanderers for goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi has been turned down after the Oman international revealed as much on his twitter account late last night.

Early last week the Latics had a £2 million bid for Al-Habsi rebuked by Bolton, they quickly followed this up with an improved offer of £3 million on Friday only for Al-Habsi to reveal on his twitter account last night that the latest bid has also been rejected.

Bolton have said that they want £5 million for their third choice goalkeeper who had his career turned round during a one year loan spell at the Latics, the 29 year old started 33 games and became a fans favourite, taking the player of the season award by a landslide. Previously, Al-Habsi had made just 10 appearances in four years for Bolton.



By permission of Bernard Platt/Wigan Athletic



Bookmark and Share









Join The Vital Debate


















Latics and Proud



Fancy writing an article about the Latics? Why not get in touch, we are always looking for new contributors, after all we are all Latics fans here and want to get the Latics message to the world, so if you have a favourite match or Latics memory get it jotted down, or whatever you want to say put it into an email and send it to us here at Vital Wigan

To get your article published just click here and we will put it onto the site



Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Sunday June 5 2011
Time: 8:46AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
TBH you'd have thought that a fee would have been agreed in the loan package as is usually the norm
worbo
05/06/2011 08:51:00
0
yeah...a buy out clause. can't believe they didn't.
R-Wigan
05/06/2011 09:23:00
0
I want him to come but we should not be held to ransom. 3.5 Million final offer for me
ZAKKY
05/06/2011 10:26:00
0
Something tells me we're not going to get him unless Whelan actually doubles the amount to 5m.
robin
05/06/2011 10:26:00
0
£5 million is still a good price for him. at least we know what were going to get with him. its not a gamble
Catterall
05/06/2011 12:44:00
0
£5mill for Al-Habsi who has proven himself in the Prem seems a bargain. £6million cough Boselli cough...
MadWig1
06/06/2011 10:49:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Wigan Athletic Articles

Wigan Athletic Set To Be Champions Of League One

Wigan Athletic are almost the League One Champions, but we need to wait another week for it to be official

Stats: Blackpool v Wigan Athletic

All the stats from Blackpool (0) vs (4) Wigan Athletic, Bloomfield Road, 30/04/16 12:30pm Att: 9,226

Blackpool v Latics - Big Game Preview

There always seems to be something riding on Blackpool v Wigan Athletic fixtures and this seasons encounter is no different with the Seasiders deep in relegation trouble, the fans set to stage a demon

Friday - Latics Podcast - Blackpool Here We Come!

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, roll on Saturday and let's get to Blackpool

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 Blackpool
Suggested By: David Sharpe
Jussi Jääskeläinen2%
Donervon Daniels0%
Craig Morgan7%
Stephen Warnock0%
Reece Wabara0%
Sam Morsy7%
David Perkins0%
Max Power0%
Chris McCann69%
Michael Jacobs0%
Will Grigg0%
Yanic Wildschut15%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Wigan 45 24 15 6 87 40
2 Burton 45 25 9 11 84 20
3 Millwall 45 23 9 13 78 23
4 Walsall 44 22 12 10 78 15
5 Bradford 45 22 11 12 77 13
6 Barnsley 45 21 8 16 71 13
7 Scunthorpe 45 20 11 14 71 11
8 Gillingham 45 19 12 14 69 16
9 Coventry 45 18 12 15 66 16
10 Sheff Utd 45 18 12 15 66 7
11 Rochdale 45 18 12 15 66 6
12 Port Vale 45 18 11 16 65 3
13 Peterborough 45 18 6 21 60 5
14 Southend 45 16 11 18 59 -5
15 Bury 45 15 12 18 57 -18
16 Swindon 45 15 11 19 56 -10
17 Oldham 45 12 18 15 54 -12
18 Chesterfield 45 15 8 22 53 -10
19 Shrewsbury 45 13 11 21 50 -18
20 Fleetwood 44 11 15 18 48 -4
21 Blackpool 45 12 10 23 46 -19
22 Doncaster 45 11 12 22 45 -16
R Colchester 45 9 13 23 40 -41
R Crewe 45 7 13 25 34 -35
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Wigan Athletic Results (view all)

Wigan Athletic Fixtures (view all)

May 8 2016 12:30PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet League One

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Ihaventaclue3
2.Thorpyness1
3.Noel Wards Leg1
4.markgreen4331
5.GrimReaper871
6.bensourhero1