UK time is: 00:40:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Walsall join Elding chase

As Crewe failed to impress Leeds striker Anthony Elding, the field has been blown wide open to sign the unwanted Leeds man. Today the Express and Star firmly linked the Saddlers with the ex stockport and Boston hitman.

However Crewe remain the only club to put a firm bid in for the striker, a figure belived to be around 200k according to some sources. Considering Leeds paid 125k, this would be a nice profit for the Yorkshire club. It also puts doubt on the rumoured asking price. Either way Walsall don't do transfer fees and have some rather difficult dealings with Leeds in the past, so for the Saddlers to stump up the fee would be a change of policy to say the least. Another stumbling block, and one which could have stopped the Crewe bid in it's tracks....that is wages not many clubs at this level can compete with Leeds in the financial level. With two years left on his contract the move will have to make financial sense as well as football sense, especially as he is willing to stay at Leeds to fight for his place.

For these reasons I cannot see the 26year old becoming one of Walsall's men in black when we visit Elland road next season.




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

The Journalist

Writer: Jorge's Jottings Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 12 2008

Time: 4:31PM

Your Comments

There are quite afew clubs showing an interest in Elding. I just wish Mcallister could see the potential he as under his nose.
dazza71
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Walsall Articles

Mathieu Manset On Trial (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Johnstone Paint Trophy Bye (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Chambers Revealed As Captain (Wednesday July 30 2014)

Cook Scan Update (Tuesday July 29 2014)

Smith's High Praise For Grimes (Friday July 25 2014)

Ashley Grimes Signs! (Friday July 25 2014)

Ashley Grimes Set To Sign? (Thursday July 24 2014)

Archived Walsall Articles

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

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
19. Rochdale 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Scunthorpe 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Sheff Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Swindon 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Walsall 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Yeovil 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

DRFC Coppinger signs new deal
Doncaster : 31/07/2014 21:18:00
Brown Leaves For Oxford
Fleetwood : 31/07/2014 20:15:00
Midfielder Rose Joins On Loan
Crawley : 31/07/2014 20:07:00
Woking 1-2 Crawley
Crawley : 31/07/2014 20:03:00
Newcomer set to miss out
Crewe : 31/07/2014 19:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Whose going to win the World Cup?
Suggested By:  
Brazil 8%
Argentina 36%
Spain 8%
Germany 12%
England 20%
Other 16%