Vital Football

Latest Leicester City News

Eriksson targets Kuszczak

Eriksson targets Kuszczak

Sven-Goran Eriksson has turned his attentions to Manchester United goalkeeper Tomas Kuszczak after failing in his bid to bring Shay Given to the club.

Eriksson had hoped to entice Republic of Ireland international Given to the Walkers Stadium on loan, but the former Newcastle stopper was reluctant to drop to the Championship.

Despite this, Given was allegedly warming to the idea before manager Roberto Mancini scuppered any chances of a potential deal.

Instead the City chief has turned to the red half of Manchester to Kuszczak, who is currently second choice at Old Trafford.

Kuszczak has started in United's last three fixtures, but first choice Edwin van der Sar is soon ready to return from injury.

Polish international Kuszczak has declared his frustration at the lack of first team opportunities with the Red Devils in the past, and could be tempted with the lure of regular football with Leicester.

Chris Weale has showed encouraging form since taking back over from Chris Kirkland between the sticks, but Eriksson has made no secret of his desires to strengthen the position by looking to the Premier League.



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

Writer:JBFox
Date:Tuesday January 11 2011
Time: 12:40PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Leicester City Articles

Premier League Asia Trophy Invite For 2017/18

Crystal Palace, Leicester City, Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion have been invited to compete in this summer's Premier League Asia Trophy tournament.

Vardy Gets England Call (26/5/17)

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy has been called up by England manager Gareth Southgate for the coming international games.

Simpson - We'll Learn From 2016/17

Leicester City fullback Danny Simpson has described the 2016/17 season as being an emotional campaign, but one that the players will learn from.

Lawrence Gets Wales Call (26/5/17)

Leicester City's Tom Lawrence has been called up by Wales manager Chris Coleman for the coming international games.

Archived Vital Leicester Articles

Vital Leicester articles from

Site Journalists

SvensAmbition
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bournemouth MotM
Suggested By:
Schmeichel2%
Simpson0%
Benalouane0%
Fuchs0%
Chilwell14%
Mahrez0%
Ndidi28%
King0%
Albrighton42%
Vardy0%
Slimani14%
Sub - Amartey0%
Sub - Gray0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Chelsea 38 30 3 5 93 52
2 Spurs 38 26 8 4 86 60
3 Man City 38 23 9 6 78 41
4 Liverpool 38 22 10 6 76 36
5 Arsenal 38 23 6 9 75 33
6 Man Utd 38 18 15 5 69 25
7 Everton 38 17 10 11 61 18
8 Southampton 38 12 10 16 46 -7
9 AFC Bournemouth 38 12 10 16 46 -12
10 WBA 38 12 9 17 45 -8
11 West Ham 38 12 9 17 45 -17
12 Leicester City 38 12 8 18 44 -15
13 Stoke 38 11 11 16 44 -15
14 Crystal Palace 38 12 5 21 41 -13
15 Swansea 38 12 5 21 41 -25
16 Burnley 38 11 7 20 40 -16
17 Watford 38 11 7 20 40 -28
R Hull City 38 9 7 22 34 -43
R Middlesbrough 38 5 13 20 28 -26
R Sunderland 38 6 6 26 24 -40
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Leicester City Results (view all)

Leicester City Fixtures (view all)

Aug 7 2017 12:00AM : Manchester United (H)
Community Shield
The Vital Football Members League