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Rovers Accept City Offer For Santa Cruz

Rovers Accept City Offer For Santa Cruz

News just in that Rovers have accepted a bid in the region of £16 million + add ons for Roque Santa Cruz from long term admirers Manchester City.

Cruz has been begging for a move since January and he now looks likely to get it.

I think we will all be glad when this is over and done with and we can get on with our lives as normal...

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Friday June 19 2009
Time: 5:18PM


I am actually the first one in with this story as well so can I claim an "EXCLUSIVE" like the Sun?!?! lol... thank god.
Mikey D
19/06/2009 17:23:00
How'd you hear about it Mikey D? There's nothing on the official websites yet...
19/06/2009 17:29:00
Is the "thank god" statement relief that he's gone or that you got the exclusive?
19/06/2009 17:30:00
If its many will he score in the first game of the season.....????
19/06/2009 17:35:00
I had a tip off from a friend - its on Sky Sports as well now! I happened to be on a break at the time. And the "thank god" is that he is going!
Mikey D
19/06/2009 17:36:00
£15m for Bentley, £16m for RSC. Your chairman MUST be the greatest negotiator in the hisyory of the premier league. Any idea where money's getting spent?
19/06/2009 17:41:00
I think he is actually an English hitler. John Williams is a great chairman. The money will be spent more than likely on 2 strikers, a midfielder and maybe a right back - Sam will have to make it stretch.
Mikey D
19/06/2009 17:45:00
At Bolton Sam was at his best wheelin' and dealin'. He buys people who are considered unfashionable and combines them superbly. However £18m could buy 4 good players or 2 great players, I'd be tempted to go for the latter though because it's your special players which make all the difference at this level IMO. I thought Givet was a right back who was forced to play in the centre when Samba moved up front?
19/06/2009 17:59:00
Hes a left back/centre back Phartman... and a very good one at that as well.
Mikey D
19/06/2009 18:05:00
I bet his knee makes a miraculous recorery now too.
19/06/2009 18:43:00
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