UK time is: 05:35:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Pompey 'after' Nolberto Solano?

Pompey have been linked with many players, many of which will have been nothing more than paper talk, but one of the most recent names is Nolberto Solano.

It had been claimed that the Peruvian wished to move to a club in the south for family reasons, with Pompey said to be interested, along with yep you guessed it West Ham. But it is now also claimed that he is 'mulling' over a move to Pompey.

I like Solano, he has been a very good footballer in the years he has been in England but my thinking is is he really any better than the right sided players we currently have?

In the main stays of that right hand side we have John Utaka, who seems to be excelling out on the right, along with Gary O'Neil, although maybe not as affective on the right will still do a great job.

Yep, Solano would offer that undoubted natural width and could also play at right back if needed but the fella is 32 so how many more years would he have in him? As said he is a good footballer, actually a classy footballer, but I would not really see this as a move forward by us to be honest. It is also my belief that other areas of the team are more in need of strengthening.

PLAY UP POMPEY!

To join the Vital Pompey debate - in the forum or with comments on articles - simply take a few seconds to register an account.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 17 2007

Time: 8:37AM

Your Comments

From a Newcastle fan - he'd be a great signing for you and has been a fantastic servant to the club. Up there with Pavel and Albert as our favourite foreign player.
SirLes
from your end mate is there much genuine truth in this rumour?
pompeyrug
I think he's a great player, it all depends on whether he's expecting a starting spot. If he's happy to fight for a place and will accept a 'short' ish contract, he would be worth having. Good free kicks, eh?
Et_tu_Pompeii
He stood in well last season at Right Back showing his versatility - hey we need him with our back four down to the bare bones!!
eastneydave
Gents i was digging around during my disagreement with carpet and it seems they are taking it seriously reet ooop noorth mon, theyre reet ganin cany ooverim. LBH Harry has been after him for years and they have refudsed to sell, so the fact that the barcodes are have finally decided to let him go probably means he is past his best
russellm
But if he came cheap?
Et_tu_Pompeii
then possibly yes, but as cover only, he is not really a move forward
russellm
those were my exact last words werent they russ... 'As said he is a good footballer, actually a classy footballer, but I would not really see this as a move forward by us to be honest'...
pompeyrug
We keep dipping into former Newcastle has beens - sorry Lua Lua being the exception...but remember the LOONEY TOON Laurent Robert.
pompeygray
Squad cover at best, another to add to the Djimi, Herman, Kanu camp and lets face it GON is not going play in the middle this year -I think well have Sully and Pedro there with Matty on the left - Davis seems to be favorite cover in the middle too so with Utaka and GON on the right Nobby would only be cover at best... but if he's cheap and cheerful why not... as Et_tu says good free kicks
Chix
Would make a great right wing back to complement Matty on the left.
Toronto4Pompey
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Portsmouth Articles

On this day in history...17th December (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Robbo looking to stay (Tuesday December 16 2014)

How long does he have? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

On this day in history...16th December (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Pompey MOTM - Accrington (h) (Monday December 15 2014)

On this day in history...15th December (Monday December 15 2014)

On this day in history...14th December (Sunday December 14 2014)

Archived Portsmouth Articles

List All Vital Pompey Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. pompeyrug 81
2. cornypomp 29
3. eastneydave 26
4. storagematt 26
5. gentleman jim 19
6. Emsworthianblue 18
7. mslorna48 12
8. Jimsmithswig 11
9. Copnor43 8
10. PFCblue 6

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Accrington 20 9 2 9 -3 29
12. Cambridge 19 8 3 8 7 27
13. Wimbledon 20 7 6 7 -2 27
14. Portsmouth 20 7 5 8 -1 26
15. Stevenage 20 7 4 9 -2 25
16. Northampton 20 7 3 10 -1 24
17. Oxford 20 6 6 8 -3 24

Breaking League News

Smith Closing On First-Team Spot
Southend : 17/12/2014 21:31:00
Brown Considering Williams Recall
Southend : 17/12/2014 21:31:00
FA Cup - Mansfield 0-1 Cambridge
Mansfield : 17/12/2014 21:25:00
Moore - It's Not An Impossible Task
Hartlepool : 17/12/2014 21:20:00
Belles ring out for Christmas
York : 17/12/2014 19:16:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Do not like asking but how long does AA have...
Suggested By:  pompeyrug
Until Christmas 46%
Until the end of the season 46%
He wont get sacked 6%
Not sure... 2%