Verbeek unhappy at Alves talk

Published Add your comment

Football News
Heerenveen coach Gertjan Verbeek has hit out at media speculation linking prolific striker Afonso Alves with a move away from the Eredivisie club.

Premier League outfit Manchester City have reportedly asked for permission to speak to Alves over a possible switch during the January transfer window, while Dutch club AZ Alkmaar are also in the running to secure the Brazilian´s services.

However, in an interview with Voetbal International magazine Verbeek insisted that the transfer talk is premature saying: "The transfer window hasn´t even opened yet but the stream of reports are under way already. It´s no fun, but that´s how it is."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

European News
Manchester City
Afonso Alves
Premier League

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again