UK time is: 05:34:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Dougie Looks To Prem Loan Market For Centre Back

Dougie Freedman has said he has been forced to look into the loan market for a centre back far earlier than he had initially hoped.

Speaking to the Croydon Advertiser Freedman admitted that with the deal for Morgan Gould not going as he had hoped, aswell as potential other permanent targets, he had now made contact with two Premiership sides over loaning players far earlier than originally intended.

'I didn't want to have to go to the loan market at this stage, I'd hoped to get at least one more centre back in on a permanent deal and then possibly utilise the loan market at the end of August when things are more settled. We've already made enquiries about two Premier League defenders and are waiting to hear back.'

Palace have been linked with Arsenal youngsters Kyle Bartley, but Dougie doesn't believe Arsenal would play ball with that suggestion.

'I'd love to have him, but realistically I'm not sure that one is doable.'

Freedman does say the two players he has enquired about have Championship experience, but that doesn't really help narrow down the field does it.

Vital Crystal Palace on: facebook

Vital Crystal Palace on: twitter

Join The Vital Debate




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: Eddy Eagle Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday July 21 2011

Time: 5:13PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Jedinak - We Won't Relax Off (Thursday April 24 2014)

Pulis Now Looking To The Future (Thursday April 24 2014)

Double 5.5m Leeds 'Swoop' (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Stats: West Ham v Crystal Palace (Saturday April 19 2014)

Team News v West Ham (Friday April 18 2014)

Bolasie Looking For Strong Finish (Thursday April 17 2014)

Pulis Delighted With Everton Victory (Thursday April 17 2014)

Stats: Everton v Crystal Palace (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Palace 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)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Southampton 35 13 10 12 5 49
9. Newcastle 35 14 4 17 -15 46
10. Stoke 35 11 11 13 -10 44
11. Crystal Palace 35 13 4 18 -13 43
12. West Ham 35 10 7 18 -10 37
13. Swansea 35 9 9 17 -4 36
14. Hull City 34 10 6 18 -9 36

Breaking League News

Michu Set To Miss Aston Villa Game
Swansea : 24/04/2014 22:58:00
Mel Not Phased By The Pressure
WBA : 24/04/2014 21:16:00
West Ham Injury News For Albion
WBA : 24/04/2014 21:10:00
Jedinak - We Won't Relax Off
Crystal Palace : 24/04/2014 20:56:00
Pulis Now Looking To The Future
Crystal Palace : 24/04/2014 20:51:00
We Need Mutch Belief, Not Fear
Cardiff : 24/04/2014 20:26:00
Lambert Confirms What You All Thought About Me
Aston Villa : 24/04/2014 20:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By:  Eddy
Speroni 8%
Mariappa 0%
Ward 13%
Dikgacoi 0%
Dann 8%
Delaney 0%
Puncheon 4%
Jedinak 8%
Jerome 0%
Ledley 0%
Bolasie 43%
Sub - Murray 4%
Sub - Gabbidon 4%
Sub - Parr 8%