UK time is: 12:52:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Shittu Signing To Replace Davies?

Bryan Robson has identified QPR`s Nigerian international defender Danny Shittu as the man that he wants to shore up the Baggies defence but the news has left Albion fans wondering if this means that Curtis Davies is set to join Arsenal before the start of the Championship season.

Shittu has been linked with a move to the Premiership over the last couple of months with Premier League new-boys Watford rumoured to be interested but Albion look to have won the race to sign the powerful defender.

Shittu is a tall, powerful and quick central defender who is good in the air and solid in the tackle, there is no doubting that he would be an asset to the Baggies but at what cost. Shittu is thought to command a fee around the £3 million mark and is almost certainly a replacement for Arsenal bound Davies.

If Albion have agreed a fee with Arsenal it is thought that the deal would involve Arsenal youngster Theo Walcottjoining the Baggies on loan as part of the deal to take Davies to The Emirates Stadium. Walcott could prove to be more important than any cash we would make in the deal for Davies, the former Southampton striker has proved he is a special talent and at this level he would excel with first-team experience and provide Albion with the attacking flare they need.

More news as it appears on the potential signing of Shittu and the Davies and Walcott saga involving Arsenal.




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


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

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 24 2006

Time: 10:29PM

Your Comments

could work out to be a good deal for all clubs involved
OzDan
Walcott isn't going anywhere. If Wenger had intended to loan him out he would have given him straight back to the Saints in an attempt to slash the price. Also, Walcott saw Arsenal as the best option not only because of their ability to develop youth players, but also because he didnt want to move too far north.
Rocky7
Im sorry but curtis's growing reputation will prove he's to big for your club to hold onto , just as he was for us , we knew it ,you know it ,So get as much as you can for him as we benefit from the sell on clause, Curtis will be a future England captain,
wembley88
I agree Wembley, what sell on have you got?
BaggieAnt
Talk is ,we'll bag a £million if he goes from you for £8million ,which aint bad for a kid who was chucked out by MK Dons and had to write to every team in the country for a trial ,Luton being the only one's who liked what they saw.....Makes you wonder how many other Curtis's are out there waiting for a chance ? Write to M.Newell Kenilworth Road Luton ,please.
wembley88
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent West Bromwich Albion Articles

Burnley Fixture Set For TV Coverage (Friday December 19 2014)

Irvine Sets Albion Goal Challenge (Friday December 19 2014)

Irvine - Brown's Confidence Is Growing (Thursday December 18 2014)

Irvine - Varela's Now On Song (Thursday December 18 2014)

Mixed Injury News Ahead Of QPR (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Massive Villa Win For McAuley (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Archived West Bromwich Albion Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 1 - 0 Aston Villa
Hull City 0 - 0 WBA
WBA 1 - 2 West Ham
WBA 0 - 1 Arsenal
Chelsea 2 - 0 WBA
WBA 0 - 2 Newcastle

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Liverpool 16 6 3 7 -3 21
12. Stoke 16 5 4 7 -3 19
13. Aston Villa 16 5 4 7 -10 19
14. WBA 16 4 5 7 -5 17
15. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16
16. Crystal Palace 16 3 6 7 -5 15
17. Burnley 16 3 6 7 -13 15

Breaking League News

Was Swansea West Ham`s Best Performance So Far?
» West Ham : 20/12/2014 12:51:00
Sakho Pens New West Ham Deal
» West Ham : 20/12/2014 12:42:00
Sam`s Words of Caution for West Ham
» West Ham : 20/12/2014 12:36:00
Mourinho Never Had Any Doubts!
» Chelsea : 20/12/2014 12:35:00
Courtois - A Glove Affair
» Chelsea : 20/12/2014 12:12:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Aston Villa MotM
Suggested By:  Baggy Boy
Foster 0%
Wisdom 0%
McAuley 0%
Lescott 0%
Pocognoli 20%
Sessegnon 20%
Morrison 0%
Dorrans 20%
Varela 20%
Gardner 20%
Ideye 0%
Sub - Berahino 0%