AUG 00] COVENTRY CITY NEWS
Kanchelskis Next On The Menu
City has been linked with another Rangers winger Ė this time
itís Andrei Kanchelskis.
from Russia suggest that the Ukrainian could be on his way to
former Manchester Untied, Everton and Fiorentina player is now
aged 31. The prospects of a move south are more feasible for him
as he is currently behind Neil McCann and Jorg Albertz in the
Strachan has had offers for both these players accepted and then
withdrawn. He said he is keen to sign someone before
Saturdayís game with Middlesbrough, but will not be stampeded
into getting the wrong person.
are certainly facing a striking problem this weekend. With
Ysrael Zuniga off on international duty, Moustapha Hadji injured
and no replacements for Robbie Keane or Noel Whelan signed,
there is precious little striking cover.
Roussel is certain to start, and it seems likely that
18-year-old Jay Bothroyd will be thrown in at the deep end.
Aloisi has begun to return to action after his long injury
lay-off, but isnít yet match fit. Strachan might use him as he
is keen to develop Bothroyd.
is also thought to be interested in Norwich Cityís Craig
Bellamy, who is rated at £4 million, but suffered a cruciate
ligament injury last season.
is reported to be waiting until the middle of the season to make
a bid, but his hand might be forced by interest from other