MAY 00] COVENTRY CITY NEWS
City Already Hunting New Midfield Star
McAllister might have left Highfield Road regardless of his offer from
Liverpool, because Coventry City are lining up the signature of a top
central midfielder, according to chairman Bryan Richardson.
said the club was already looking for another top-class central
midfielder to strengthen next season’s squad.
were planning, even if Gary had stayed, to strengthen in that area.
does not make any difference to us at all that he’s gone.”
added that he was not surprised to see McAllister leave after Gerard
Houllier offered him a contract.
had been here for the four years of his contract.
probably the only club and the only opportunity he would have taken
to move on.
was very clear that Liverpool were interested. It was a chance for
him to play in the European competitions.”