Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Vieri Impressing Warnock

Vieri Impressing Warnock

Stephen Warnock has been the first to voice his happiness that Christian Vieri is with the squad on trial.

Vieri has been in Austria with the boys and has impressed with his skills. Something that Warnock has picked up on with the rest of the boys.

The fitness understandably has been a little behind the rest but this trial is turning into a success despite the reservations of most Rovers fans - myself included.

Stephen Warnock, spoke to the Lancashire Evening Telegraph about Vieri - "Vieri has done very well. He is a fantastic player and his reputation is massive. He has been fantastic, he has shown he is a top player and a top man as well.

"He has gelled with the lads very quickly, we have made him feel right at home, and we are looking forward to seeing him again next week.

"He proved last week at the training camp, he has got the ability to finish out of nowhere and he is a very strong player and very awkward to play against. Hopefully he could be a good addition to the squad.

"I don`t think he is too old to play in the Premier League at all,"

"Vieri will follow on to the next session away, which starts on Wednesday. He will join up with us then, then he will join up with us back here.

"From what the lads said in Austria, he did the work as best he could. Obviously he is way behind the rest of the players and we will be very patient and very supportive to see how long he wants to go to see if he can get to the level he needs to to play in the Premier League.

"If he manages that - what a player. We will decide together, between me and him. However long it takes, we will take as long as it needs to to hopefully get there in the end."

This REALLY could end up being a masterstroke.



For the very latest Premier League odds

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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Tuesday July 14 2009
Time: 11:53AM

Comments

0
Interesting, let see how he will do in some matches. He have something the rest of the strikers don't if he is fit.....cheers
riisenholt
14/07/2009 12:13:00
0
A footballer never loses his touch - he does lose his pace...
FreidelNo.1
14/07/2009 12:22:00
0
I think there is a little way to go yet but I can see one of these pay as you play deals coming in handy!
Mikey D
14/07/2009 13:56:00
0
I never believed he'd actually come for a trial!
merlin
14/07/2009 20:48:00
0
I personnaly think this has the faint stink of a Fowler deal about it, although IF he still has the ability he had yrs ago when he was at the top of his game then it mite be ok, he had a cracker shout, he never had bliztering pace anyway from wot i can remember but he is 36....i will reserve judgement on this one if it happens...
Clint
15/07/2009 13:53:00
0
Vieri is out. They stay in the Italian medias that he stayed at home in Italy and didn't come to the UK with the boys. Almost excepted unfortunately but we tried :-)
riisenholt
19/07/2009 11:19:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (22/2/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Blackburn Duo To Serve A Suspension This Week - 22/2/17

Blackburn Rovers duo Elliott Bennett and Hope Akpan will be out of action this week as they serve an automatic suspension.

Blackburn Confirm Coyle Departure

Blackburn have confirmed former Burnley, Bolton & Wigan boss Owen Coyle - who took charge of his final Rovers game against Manchester United on Sunday - has left.

Football League - Fixture Day & 2017/18 Key Dates

The Football League have released the key dates for the coming 2017/18 season, and the all important fixtures will be released on Wednesday June 21 at 9am.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Now it's the survival bid. Will Blackurn
Suggested By:
Stay up28%
Go down72%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 32 22 3 7 69 37
2 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
3 Huddersfield 32 20 4 8 64 8
4 Reading 33 18 6 9 60 5
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 33 17 7 9 58 10
7 Fulham 32 14 10 8 52 17
8 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 32 13 9 10 48 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Brentford 32 11 7 14 40 0
15 Q.P.R. 33 11 7 15 40 -10
16 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
17 Aston Villa 32 8 12 12 36 -8
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 33 9 8 16 35 -13
21 Bristol City 32 9 5 18 32 -6
22 Wigan 33 7 9 17 30 -10
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Feb 24 2017 7:45PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Wigan Athletic (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Norwich City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 14 2017 7:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment