Vital Football

Pompey lose Geovanni to Man City

Pompey lose Geovanni to Man City

Much to my disappointment is has been confirmed that Geovanni, the Brazilian trialist we have had here, has signed for Man City.

After expressing his desire to sign for Pompey only yesterday, following a very impressive debut showing against Yeovil on Saturday he has secured the move to the Premiership he wanted - but it will be at Man City.

It is a shame that he has slipped the net, particularly as Pompey brought him into the country, but my thinking is that Harry Redknapp must have decided against signing him if he was able to get away so easily - but he should know best.

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Tuesday July 17 2007
Time: 6:02PM

Comments

0
In fairness I don't think you guys needed him. How many strikers are on the books now? With the added inclusion of Nugget too, I don't think you'll miss him.
Jerry
17/07/2007 18:05:00
0
I just hope that we dont look back during the season and regret not snapping him up. He looks like he will be a decent addition to the City squad.
Owenspompey
17/07/2007 18:10:00
0
Harry knows what he wants but SGE ain't no mug either. Let's hope he doesn't score 20+ next season.
storagematt
17/07/2007 18:15:00
0
Gutted!!!....I don't think that it is his goals so much as his potential assists that we will miss. I had a gut feeling once his name broke that others would come sniffing.
pentonpompey
17/07/2007 18:19:00
0
It's about money, I can guarantee that he moved to Man City over us because of it.
stillthewhizz
17/07/2007 18:36:00
0
agreed pentonpompey, i too am gutted by this... i feel he could have scored goals aswell as creating others and he would have come into his own come the african nations... city are a team that have to be watched as they are quietly putting together a decent squad of players, so with more arriving many should be wary of them...
pompeyrug
17/07/2007 18:38:00
0
do you reckon mate? maybe you are right...
pompeyrug
17/07/2007 18:39:00
0
We're not gonna be overjoyed if he bangs in a load of goals for them! Might have been a case of us faffing about offering him a deal.
Tantona
17/07/2007 18:51:00
0
We cant sign all our targets and i would imagine the money that City should have and the lure of the big city would appeal more to him than us, never mind lads there are still players around who Harry will be targeting.
Owenspompey
17/07/2007 19:00:00
0
money, and he wouldnt have guaranteed first team football with us. we couldnt compete, and he will be sorely missed - but missed as a squad playor, not a first team playor. bet hes playor of the season next year :)
pompeycarpet
17/07/2007 19:07:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Nathan Thompson - A Swindon perspective

Prior to his departure for Wigan, Paul Cook wanted Nathan Thompson at Pompey. Interest was retained by Kenny Jackett, who completed his free transfer signing from Swindon last week.

On this day in history...26th June

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 26th June.

Main man for Pompey? I wouldn't think so

Harsh? Maybe, but do I really feel ex-Middlesbrough, Doncaster and Oldham forward Main will be in Pompey's 1st team, becoming a key member of Jackett's starting XI? Well, no.

Interest in Plymouth midfielder? Unfortunately not

Apparently, having stolen the League Two title from Plymouth, we'll not be taking the Pilgrims' best player, ex-Celtic midfielder Carey, currently out-of-contract at Home Park.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

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

Current Poll (see more polls)

Thoughts on Jackett's first signing Nathan Thompson
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Happy, we needed another right back32%
Disappointed, not good enough8%
Unsure, need to see more of him4%
I'll trust Jackett's judgement56%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug84
2.eastneydave30
3.PompeyFrippy21
4.Copnor4315
5.mslorna487
6.penton6
7.storagematt6
8.stubbsy0073
9.pompeyweller3
10.robertpog3
Write for Vital Football