UK time is: 23:07:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ben Haim Close To Rovers Move???

Blackburn Rovers are understood to be closing in on Manchester City defender Tal Ben Haim according to newspaper reports on Sunday.

The 27-year-old old Israeli International has endured a miserable time with Man City since joining them from Chelsea and spent the second half of last season on loan at Sunderland, however, this was again a move that failed to work out for Ben Haim.

With Sam Allardyce having worked with the defender during his time with Bolton Wanderers (and he tried to take him to Newcastle United but he chose Chelsea instead) he is known very well to the Rovers manager, so he knows exactly what the Israeli can do.

The understanding is that a deal is close to being agreed with our former manager Mark Hughes' side, however, further newspaper reports today have also claimed that Christopher Samba will be going the other way so our 25-year-old defender might be helping to fund the deal?!?!


NOT REGISTERED TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday May 31 2009

Time: 4:44PM

Your Comments

No way, Tal is a good player, but id rather have samba, and i dont think sam will get rid of big chris... either papers got this wrong, or sams lost his marbles :) Tal for 3m, or Samba + 6m for Tal + Jo :)
rover23
Christopher Samba and 6 million for Jo and Tal Ben-Haim Big Sam hasn't lost his marbles, you have. I'd do Samba for Jo and TBH Man City fan xx
C1TY SL1CKER
Haim was quality under Sam i wouldnt mind him here as a right back and cover centrally, but i cannot see Samba leaving!!!
roverjoy
Samba wont go... this is just paper talk. I think Haim if he does come would be a solid if unspectacular addition. Can he play right back!?
Mikey D
I wouldnt mind Haim - he is usually a solid enough player, something which Samba has been accused of NOT being in the past - dont get me wrong there, i like THE WALL and think we may sign Civelli instead, as he is going on a free and prob on lesser wages than the Israeli
Clint
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers Preview: Nottingham Forest (a) (Saturday October 25 2014)

Win The Most Important Thing (Thursday October 23 2014)

Rovers Loan Lenihan To Burton (Thursday October 23 2014)

O'Sullivan And Raya Extend Loans (Tuesday October 21 2014)

A More Than Deserved Point (Monday October 20 2014)

Stats: Ipswich Town v Blackburn Rovers (Saturday October 18 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 7 24
6. Norwich 14 6 5 3 10 23
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 7 22
8. Blackburn 14 6 4 4 1 22
9. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
10. Ipswich 14 5 6 3 4 21
11. Cardiff 14 5 4 5 1 19

Breaking League News

Rotherham : 25/10/2014 22:28:00
Honours even between challengers
Middlesbrough : 25/10/2014 22:06:00
Eight Bar Blues..as Cherries hit record
Bournemouth : 25/10/2014 21:54:00
McClean Double Downs Derby
Derby County : 25/10/2014 21:46:00
Derby County : 25/10/2014 21:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v Nottingham Forest?
Suggested By:  Walker
Steele 0%
Baptiste 0%
Hanley 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 0%
Tunnicliffe 0%
Williamson 0%
Evans (off 63) 0%
Marshall (off 78) 0%
Cairney 0%
Rhodes (off 88) 0%
Substitute: Gestede (on 63) 0%
Substitute: Conway (on 78) 0%
Substitute: Varney (on 88) 0%