CARK BAKER WANTS TO PLAY FOR COVENTRY AGAIN

Carl Baker want a second stint at Coventry City, according to reports.


The club’s former captain featured in over 180 games the last time but he wants back in. The player is understood to want to be close to home and reunite with his former coach. Despite having a year left in his contract with Portsmouth, he wants to be at Ricoh Arena this summer.

Baker netted 28 times in 182 games for Coventry where he led the team. He was handed the armband again at Pompey in the pre-season game at Salisbury. He is one of the senior stars in the set-up where Kenny Jackett leads.

Jackett is the replacement for former coach Paul Cook who had moved on to Wigan Athletic. The manager has been studying the current crop of players to know the best moves for the team. Jackett has signed just two players so far. Continue reading “CARK BAKER WANTS TO PLAY FOR COVENTRY AGAIN”

LIVERPOOL TARGET FORMER COVENTRY PLAYER

There are reports that English Premier League side, Liverpool FC are lining up the huge sum of 20 million pounds for former Coventry player, Callum Wilson. Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp is being reported by The Sun to be keen on acquiring the target for The Reds. The German boss has been eyeing the talented player after the 24-year old returned from a long-term knee injury for AFC Bournemouth earlier this month.

Callum Wilson is likely the replacement for huge summer transfer buzz for The Reds, Christian Benteke who has failed to impress at Anfield. With Danny Ings still injured, the coach could move for the Coventry star, Wilson along with West Ham left-back Aaron Cresswell in a deal worth £35m.

Callum Wilson scored five goals in six league matches before picking up the injury that kept him out of action for seven months. Since returning to full action, the Borunemouth has made two substitute appearances including in their 2-1 defeat at home to The Reds last weekend.

The centre forward started with the Coventry academy team before breaking into first team in 2010. He was sent on loan to Kettering Town, Tamworth before his eventual sale to Bournemouth for 2.78 million pounds in 2014. From the deal agreed with his current club, any transfer could see the Sky Blues get a portion due to the sell-on clause understood to be between ten and 15 per cent. Continue reading “LIVERPOOL TARGET FORMER COVENTRY PLAYER”