Skysports.com picks out ten players looking to put themselves in the shop window at the World Cup.Back to story
Torres isnt going anywere but James Milner might be leaving, Rafael Van Der Vaart could go to either United or Bayern Munich, Zlatan could be on his way back to Italy, Lukaku, 17, could be on his way to England after proving himself at RSC Anderlecht scoring 15 in 30, Pav, spurs, could be on his way put to. Also Ribery, Buffon, Xavi, Rooney, Kaka and Fabregas. Rooney and Ronaldo want to play along side each other angain and Man U cant afford to bring Ronaldo back, Benzema might go to United, Kaka hasnt really made an inpact after his injury problems at Madrid so i could see him back at milan, either inter or AC. Liverpool have to buy big if they want to inprove next season and Arsenal need a big player with experience and quality if they want to be a big challenger for the league not just a regular champions league team. Tottenham need a good player like Pirlo or Macion to demand there outfiled because they have champions league experience and a keeper like Frey from Fiorentina, Also with Blackpool in the Prem they need to buy a couple of players from Pompy, Burnley and Cardiff as they dont have a strong quad, they got up through team chemistry and that isnt good enough for the top flight with the team they have.
Posted 21:13 30th May 2010
I think that Steven Pienaar will be one of the big transfer window movers. With only one year left on his contract at Everton (who didn't qualify for europe) and also being the star player for the host nation. I think a big club may very well come in for him in the summer, possibly Ribery's replacement at Bayern.
Posted 18:19 30th May 2010
what about James Milner. he has got everything that england may need speed, determination and great coverage of the ball. don't count out him you will surprised off him in the world cup
Posted 11:32 20th May 2010
@ Pena Da silva.....the article is about World Cup players who can improve their status Stephen Ireland firstly doesn't play with the international team, in some senses he has retired And secondly if he did Ireland (as in the country) did not qualify for the World Cup......sigh
Posted 11:02 20th May 2010
My Top 10 in the shop window at the world cup are, Joe Cole, David James, Yoann Gourcuff, Fernando Torres, Van Der Vaart, Sneijder, Carlos Vela, Hugo Lloris, SWP & Buffon
Posted 10:33 20th May 2010
My top 10 in no particula order would be: Neymar (Santos) Kjaer (Palermo) Joe Cole (Chelsea) SWP (Manchester City) Ireland (Manchester City) Coutinho (Vasco da Gama) Buffon (Juventus) Rodwell (Everton) Silva (Valencia) David Luiz (Benfica)
Posted 00:57 20th May 2010
one other player to watch for in the summer transfer window is Jaun Manuel Mata of Spain and Valencia watch this space
Posted 23:27 19th May 2010
Im not sure if Ever Banega is in the Argentine squad but he is a terrific player and worth less than 10M. Watch out for the Chille players because they have got some good talent in their squad. Rafa needs to pay good attention to the world cup if he is still in charge of Liverpool. Otherwise I want him out, 249M has been given to him during his 6 years in charge!!! He could have signed a DREAM TEAM.
Posted 23:03 19th May 2010
a few players at everton may go 2.
Posted 20:47 19th May 2010
well not a bad list really in terms of who is in the shop window, but people seem to be forgetting those players that are on free's, likes of Joe Cole , not ballack now but they are out of contract and with money being so tight unless you seem to be Barca, Man City, Chelska or Real this really is where you should be looking at , and for anybody that has a good World Cup will be hot property but well look at the likes of Doiuf, Proborsky who had good tournements then flopped, as well just a good tournement dont make you a superstar in the premier league or spain , also take a look at the less fancier teams like North Korea, New Zealand , Honduras as they have done really well to get there and well they not going to cost you the earth are they , there is more than spending loads on a player like robinho who sulks when its cold so managers do your homework , espceially benitez if youre still liverpool manager as dont want anymore chumps signed !!
Posted 18:16 19th May 2010
From the above there is one player i'd have at my beloved Man Utd and that is Suarez. The guy scores quality goals from near impossible angles. His presence is amazing and Ajax have got a talented football who scores day in day out. The rest of them can look no where unless they have a brilliant world cup. Ribery is not class at all. Robinho is a libilility. Santa cruz is good but not prolific. Why would team in their right mind want to buy heskey. I cant believe the guys in the provisional england WC sqaud. His some fat guy good in the air. two players who are unpredictable but have exciting future is van devart and goucroff. I
Posted 17:58 19th May 2010
There are a few young players such as Germany's Mesut OZIL, who is in the provisional squad, who could light up this years world cup, especially now with Ballack injured there should be a place on the plane for him, for sure one to watch. Plus Germany generally always have a good competition. Other players such as Pedro are worth a look, if he can get into the spain side, he has been in sensational goal scoring form for Barca this year, I'd love to see him on a bigger stage. Also even though the Ivory Coast have a "Group of death" I believe they can qualify and Saloman Kalou, who finished the season strongly for Chelsea, could play a leading part in the success of their tournament.
Posted 17:51 19th May 2010