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Vieri Due For A Trial At Rovers

Vieri Due For A Trial At Rovers

Once the player who commanded the highest fee in Europe, Italian striker Christian Vieri, is to have a trial at Blackburn so Sam Allardyce can have a look at him and assess whether he would be worth offering a short term deal to.

Vieri is well past his peak but Rovers boss Allardyce must feel he can get something from having a look at him - hence the trial.

These are initial reports and they are from Gazetto in Italy as well so take them with a pinch of salt but maybe this might trail might happen.

But what can we get from a 35 year old striker who is way past his best... if anyone can, Big Sam can.



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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Friday July 3 2009
Time: 6:54PM

Comments

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I personally am not mad keen on this but I suppose there is no harm in taking a look I guess?
Mikey D
03/07/2009 18:56:00
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it did say monday that he was meeting up at the training camp in austria in view to securing a one year deal but with also the possibility of him joining the coaching staff
glen9mullan
03/07/2009 19:10:00
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You might be right afterall glen, but I don't hope so... cheers
riisenholt
03/07/2009 19:19:00
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A little worried but I suppose, (if he's fit) he does provide an experienced option - ie to cover the Samba scenario. The young Hoillet and Paul Gallagher look more promising bets on which to build for the future? A player coach option for Vieri might be worth considering to get his experience? No doubt Big Sam knows what he's doing.
YORK ROVER
03/07/2009 19:28:00
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Cue the long balls!! This reeks of Sam's old style of play of humping the ball up to the big, cumbersome front man, ala Kevin Davies!! I don't want to be too negative, but with Dunny, Reidy etc.. we are far better than a long ball team...
Wellsy
03/07/2009 19:28:00
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We are wellsy you are right mate - bit cynical though!
Mikey D
03/07/2009 20:03:00
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who knows whats happening here, a trial aint bad, and im sure with all these young strikers coming through or being signed they will need a striker coaching them, might be a smart piece of business, he could play in cup games resting our main strikers, and train our youth
sasman
04/07/2009 00:09:00
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hmm, Robbie Fowler mark II?
Money4midfield
04/07/2009 10:34:00
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I think Sam knows what he is doing and it costs him nothing to bring him in for a trial, we wont commit until certain, surely?!
Mikey D
04/07/2009 14:12:00
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