Vital Football

Latest Bristol City News

There Is Still A Small Chance Of Signing Wilson

There Is Still A Small Chance Of Signing Wilson

City boss Derek McInnes says that there is still a chance of offering Mark Wilson a contract before the transfer window slams shut at the end of August.

The defender has not been offered a contract by Celtic and became a free agent at the end of the season, at the moment he is with City and is open to offers from clubs.

McInnes would love to have the 28 year old at Ashton Gate, but before he could make any move, he would need the financial backing of the board of directors to put together a wage plan.

McInnes knows the player very well indeed, he regards the defender as a fantastic international and he is hoping to be able to make the most of his services when the club take on Southampton tomorrow.

Speaking to the Bristol Evening Post, McInnes said: 'Mark Wilson has possibly got other options with regard to other managers having a look at him, but there is nothing that has really grabbed him so far.

He added: 'I have to stress it (right-back) is not a position we are screaming out to fill and there are one or two other positions we want to fill before that. But while Mark is still with us without anyone else wanting him, I don't think there is any harm in continuing to work with him.



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

Writer:Andy999
Date:Monday August 6 2012
Time: 11:34AM

Comments

0
I dont agree, I think that a bigger club than City will come along soon enough and grab him, someone who can afford him anyway, I dont think that we can.
Throbbing Rod
06/08/2012 12:25:00
0
He will have been on a good wedge at celtic. He'll be a deadline day signing, not for us though
old grandad
06/08/2012 17:24:00
0
i think we will get him and he will take a pay cut to keep playing in a reasonable league
bingobango
06/08/2012 22:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Bristol City Articles

Johnson - Of Course Tomlin Is In Our Plans

Tomlin appeared to suggest he wouldn't be a Bristol City player next season but Robins boss Johnson insists the ex-Middlesbrough & Bournemouth forward is in his future plans.

Bryan Interesting Burnley, Middlesbrough & Celtic

If Bryan stays in the Championship, should he not remain at Bristol City, he could join Middlesbrough. Celtic could offer Champions League football but Burnley are seen as favourites.

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

Wilbraham Undecided

Having released only one player, Mark Little, who has since joined Bolton, Bristol City did offer a new deal to veteran ex-Crystal Palace and Norwich forward Aaron Wilbraham.

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)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By:
Giefer10%
Little0%
Flint22%
Wright0%
Bryan3%
Brownhill0%
Smith3%
Pack3%
Paterson3%
Abraham7%
Taylor40%
Sub-Tomlin3%
Sub-Djuric3%
Sub-O Dowda3%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Bristol City Results (view all)

Bristol City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment