Vital Football

I wonder if '£10m on the table' still stands?

I wonder if '£10m on the table' still stands?

On Tuesday it was 'claimed' in The Mirror that Lille had, through their president Michel Seydoux in the French media, said that '£10m on the table' was the amount waiting for Younes Kaboul.

Following the developments later that day, and our appeal against the winding-up petition being dismissed - although that ruling is set to be appealed as well - I wonder if this is still the case, as if it is we WILL need to bite their arm off now, right?

Although I suspect that clubs will be thinking even more that they can scavenge for any remaining talent we have at rock bottom prices knowing that we need money to come in quick...

Whilst in an ideal world we would like to keep the likes of Younes to increase, what are - lets be honest - fading chances of staying up, at least, needs MUST and all that!

So, maybe any future offer from Lille, or anyone else, 'might' not be quite as large anymore, although 'perhaps' it is more pressing that it is now accept without hesitation?

Then again taking whatever we can for whoever we can is only a 'short-term' solution, and this is not something that we can sustain in the long-term as we DO NOT have enough talent to do this!

PLAY UP POMPEY!


Bookmark and Share


Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Wednesday January 20 2010
Time: 8:29AM

Comments

0
I think if they have made a formal offer they won't withdraw it now, if they do they may not get the man they want and it appears they want him 10 million pounds much, if anything they know their offer just became very very attractive. Unless Pompey can get the embargo lifted it doesn't matter anyway and do we know Younes wants to go back to France?
russellm
20/01/2010 09:04:00
0
At £10m I don't think Younes will get a say russ?.. but Pompey will hang out right until the last minute just to increase the competition..
Chix
20/01/2010 09:20:00
0
Slight change of subject...Campbell suing for £1.67m plus interest for image rights, truly a former captain that really cares!!
dazza0410
20/01/2010 09:24:00
0
I think your rightChix, at that sort of coin, I dont see how we would say no, may even be a chance of the rest of the team getting wages for next month.......What am I saying, maybe not, sell UTAKA as well!!!
NZ_Portsmuff
20/01/2010 09:27:00
0
would we really buy kaboul if we had the money today for £10m - I'm not sure. Take the £10m and go to the loans market for someone to cover the spot. Right now a £5m cash up front deal would suit portsmouth rather than a £10m split into appearances and over 3 years carp!
jim4pompey
20/01/2010 10:44:00
0
wasn't it euros?
pompeycarpet
20/01/2010 11:23:00
0
I say snap up the money now. That should end the embargo. Pay some bills and get Senderos in on loan, he has a lot to prove just as kaboul did when he came to us. Most important thing in my view is to end the embargo so avram can get cheap/loan deals in.
pompeyinAUS
20/01/2010 11:33:00
0
if only it were that easy
jim4pompey
20/01/2010 15:36:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Bolton's Wilkinson unlikely to play for Pompey?

Cookie isn't too hopeful of Wilkinson being fit for the play-offs against Plymouth, which means Pompey are probably unlikely to ever see the Bolton striker in a Blues shirt!

Plymouth play-offs dates confirmed!

Dates had pencilled in for the play-off with Plymouth, we now know for sure it'll be a Thursday and Sunday for this. With Pompey knowing if it's home or away first after Northampton.

Pompey Know Play Off Dates (4/5/16)

The Football League have now confirmed the schedule for the Play Off's this season, here are the dates Pompey need to pencil in for a second bite at the League One cherry via Wembley.

On this day in history...4th May

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 4th May.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile
Chix
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Hartlepool MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Murphy49%
Stevens0%
Burgess6%
Barton0%
Freeman0%
Doyle0%
Hollands3%
Naismith20%
Roberts13%
Evans0%
Smith3%
Sub - McGurk0%
Sub - Chaplin3%
Sub - Whatmough3%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Northampton 45 28 12 5 96 35
2 Accrington 45 24 12 9 84 26
3 Oxford 45 23 14 8 83 40
4 Bristol Rovers 45 25 7 13 82 30
5 Portsmouth 45 21 15 9 78 32
6 Plymouth 45 23 9 13 78 21
7 Wimbledon 45 20 12 13 72 13
8 Cambridge 45 18 13 14 67 11
9 Leyton Orient 45 18 12 15 66 -2
10 Wycombe 45 17 13 15 64 4
11 Exeter 45 17 13 15 64 1
12 Carlisle 45 16 16 13 64 0
13 Mansfield 45 17 12 16 63 8
14 Luton 45 18 9 18 63 -1
15 Barnet 45 16 11 18 59 -4
16 Hartlepool 45 15 6 24 51 -18
17 Notts County 45 14 9 22 51 -24
18 Yeovil 45 11 15 19 48 -15
19 Stevenage 45 11 14 20 47 -15
20 Crawley 45 13 8 24 47 -30
21 Morecambe 45 12 9 24 45 -22
22 Newport 45 10 13 22 43 -20
R Dag & Red 45 8 10 27 34 -34
R York 45 7 12 26 33 -36
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 3:00PM : Northampton Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.storagematt8
2.Copnor434
3.mslorna483
4.Emsworthianblue3
5.FrattonBlue2
6.eastneydave2