Date:Saturday July 21 2007
Two separate reports this morning are suggesting, one, that Michael Brown is about to sign from Fulham and, two, Leighton Baines is refusing to sign a new contract that`s be offered.
Firstly, Michael Brown, Fulham`s current captain, was in Wigan yesterday undergoing a medical and discussing personal terms on a proposed £2 million move to the JJB.
Now I was aware of this yesterday morning and reports began to filter through all day, even our friends at Vital Fulham were reporting this.
Following Marlon Harewood`s transfer collapse and his subsequent move to Aston Villa I felt it prudent to wait for official confirmation before taking the plunge and reporting it myself, so what`s changed my mind? Wish FM
Recently our good friends at the local radio station have been somewhat quiet where the Latics are concerned, but on the 8am news bulletin this morning there it was.
"Michael Brown is set to sign for the Latics in the next few days"
If Wish are reporting that Brown will sign then the deal is as good as done, but as we saw with the Harewood move things can get hijacked at the last moment.
Secondly, one news agency is reporting that Leighton Baines has knocked back the offer from the Latics of a new contract.
How true this is I have no idea, maybe it is pure speculation on behalf of the agency or they`ve heard a whisper from someone at the club
With Sunderland bidding repeatedly for Bainesy any news on the brightest young left back in the country is disturbing; I don`t want to see his name in any headlines.
If he has indeed refused a new contract there is still two years remaining on his current one, so there will be no need to sell from the clubs point of view, but I don`t want to speculate on unconfirmed reports.
I will just mention Nathan Ellington
The Duke refused a new contract, signed for West Brom and it was all down hill from there.
You know what I am saying Leighton
What are your thoughts on Michael Brown or the Bainesy contract rumour?
Join Vital Wigan and be apart of the fastest growing Latics fans web site on the net.
News, views and debates its all here.
We are a Latics fans site run by the fans for the fans, what are you waiting for sign up and join in
It`s free, quick and carries no obligation whatsoever.
Have your say on the Latics Speyk forum
Participate in the polls and coming soon Fantasy Football and Prediction League
It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved
Please help Vital Football by spending 3 minutes on our survey:
Date:Saturday July 21 2007
Uwe Rösler Congratulates Brentford On Promotion (Saturday April 19 2014)
Vote For Vital Latics Man Of The Match v Reading (Saturday April 19 2014)
What The Bosses Said - Latics 3 Reading 0 (Saturday April 19 2014)
Class Above - Latics 3 Reading 0 (Saturday April 19 2014)
Top Display From The Latics - More To Follow (Friday April 18 2014)
Stats: Wigan Athletic v Reading (Friday April 18 2014)
Join Our Latics v Reading Match Thread (Friday April 18 2014)
Last Call - Vital Latics Player Of The Season (Friday April 18 2014)
Latics v Reading - Big Game Preview (Friday April 18 2014)
Your Vote Counts Vital Latics Player Of The Season (Friday April 18 2014)
|5.||Noel Wards Leg||65|
|3. Derby County||43||23||9||11||29||78|
|Edwards - We Need Semi Final Atmopshere
» Yeovil : 19/04/2014 23:15:00
|Johnson Delighted With Continued Fight
» Yeovil : 19/04/2014 23:03:00
|Pearson - Hails Discipline
» Leicester City : 19/04/2014 22:38:00
|Holloway Proud After Middlesbrough Display
» Millwall : 19/04/2014 22:22:00
|We need to change - Karanka
» Middlesbrough : 19/04/2014 22:12:00
|McCarthy - Missed Opportunities
» Ipswich : 19/04/2014 22:11:00
|Boro run ends
» Middlesbrough : 19/04/2014 22:00:00