Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

Saborio Hopes For Permanent Move

Saborio Hopes For Permanent Move

New Bristol City striker Alvaro Saborio has targeted making his loan switch from Swiss side FC Sion permanent in the summer.

Signed on-loan from the Swiss Super League club on deadline day, the South American opened his account in the 1-1 draw with Scunthorpe at the weekend.

Speaking to the Bristol Evening Post after bagging his first in English football, a beaming Saborio said: "I like to stay here but this is the beginning of the contract. I need to demonstrate more for us."

Following a tough spell in Switzerland, the Costa Rican in loving every minute of first-team football with the City the moment.

"I am feeling good because I had maybe one year when I didn't play regularly and I want to play more here," he said.

"I don't have a number I want to score. I just play the game and I hope to make goals every game."

Manager Gary Johnson revealed the club do have the option to sign Saborio permanently, having agreed a fee when the loan deal was struck.

"We have been watching Alvaro for about 18 months. We know a lot about him.

"We tried to get him last year but they wanted £3million and that wasn't right at that time.

"We have already agreed a fee if both parties want to do it. I think he has got two years left on his contract there - this year and next year, so he isn't out of contract at the end of the year."



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

Writer:Tin
Date:Monday September 21 2009
Time: 11:19AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Bristol City Articles

Johnson & Bryan Seeking Norwich Win

Manager Lee Johnson and Joe Bryan have both been speaking about their hopes of seeing Bristol City take all three points off Norwich City to keep our momentum going this season.

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

The UK's Tightest Derby Clashes - 2017

Ever wondered which local derby in the United Kingdom is the most closely contested?

Bristol City Are Progressing Nicely - Johnson

Manager Lee Johnson has said that taking two Premier League scalps in the EFL Cup so far this season shows that Bristol City are progressing well as a side.

Archived Vital Bristol City Articles

Vital Bristol City articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Bristol City
Write For Vital Bristol City
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

LC - Stoke MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele0%
Vyner0%
Flint20%
Hegeler0%
Magnusson60%
Eliasson0%
Pack0%
Brownhill0%
O'Dowda20%
Diedhiou0%
Taylor0%
Sub - Bryan0%
Sub - Reid0%
Sub - Smith0%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.luigi BCFC4
The Vital Football Members League