AUG 00] COVENTRY CITY NEWS
New Swede On The Transfer Block
City are being linked by with Swedish international Anders
Svensson, but have had another offer for Rangers winger Neil
who plays for Elfsborg, has been in excellent form this season
and has scored several cracking goals.
year he won an award for scoring the goal of the year and he won
his fourth cap for his country this week in a friendly against
club have confirmed that Coventry City have been showing an
interest in the player, but have not confirmed if an offer has
is believed that a clause in his contract means he will be
available at a knock-down price – possibly as little as £500,000.
himself has told Swedish journalists that he hasn’t heard
about a move, but will try and find out if anything is being
said that he was interested in a move to Coventry, but would
want to hear what role Gordon Strachan had in mind for him
before he signed.
could be a more practical option than signing any of Rangers’
David Murray, who was very publicly criticised by Gordon
Strachan over the on-off Jorg Albertz deal, has revealed that he
has turned down another offer for Neil McCann.
Sky Blues initially bid £3 million but have upped this to £5
told the Scottish Daily Express:
did not respond to Coventry's latest offer because, as far as
both myself and manager Dick Advocaat are concerned, the
position with McCann is very clear - we are not interested in
see the player as an important member of the squad who will be
needed for both the domestic and Champions League campaigns
hope that this is now the end of the matter."
new signing Craig Bellamy has revealed that he was on the verge
of agreeing terms with another Premiership club when Coventry
stepped in to snap him up.
said that the way Robbie Keane developed under Gordon Strachan
had influenced his decision to Highfield Road, but he wants to
be seen as being his own man, and not just Keane’s
his part, Strachan has revealed that Wales boss Mark Hughes
urged him to sign Bellamy as he has tremendous potential.