Vital Football

Latest Crewe Alexandra News

£2million Powell Linked With Arsenal. Again.

£2million Powell Linked With Arsenal. Again.

I said last week to prepare yourself for silly season after Nick Powell had stolen the show at Stevenage. Well, it's started.

The News Of The World is now 'reporting' that Arsene Wenger is looking to snap up the 16 year old within the year for a fee of up to £2million.

It comes as no surprise, Arsenal were linked with Powell earlier in the summer but Dario, quite rightly, told the London club where to go.

The same News Of The World article goes on to suggest that Liverpool are also likely to step up their interest in Powell's England U-17 team mate Max Clayton at the end of the season.

Clayton, who turned 16 last month, has already been linked with Anfield on numerous occasions in the last couple of years and was at the centre of a 'player poaching scandal' last year.

Whilst Clayton is still yet to make his first team bow, despite training with the first team for the last couple of weeks; Nick Powell came off the bench today for just his third appearance for the Railwaymen, winning a late penalty.

This renewed interest, should there be any truth in it, will no doubt get a similar response in the coming week. Not only because £2million for Powell right now would be an insult but because Dario has always insisted that the player's best interest comes first, and it is certainly not in Powell's or Clayton's best interest to sit in the Premiership reserves.



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

Writer:Dink
Date:Saturday September 11 2010
Time: 11:42PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Lowe To Bury...Again?

Josh Ravenscroft discusses the recent rumours that Ryan Lowe has been offered the head coach role at Gigg Lane, and that he looks likely to take it.

Billy Bingham: Not Given a Chance

Josh Ravenscroft talks about the midfield, Bingham imparticular. He discusses why Billy deserves a place and how he could be given one.

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

Crewe Alex: End Of The Line?

Scott Morris' first piece for Vital Crewe. No prize for guessing who this is about

Archived Vital Crewe Articles

Vital Crewe articles from

Site Journalists

Nicky Crompton
Editor email
Profile
Ross Menhennet
no email
Profile
Steven Dale
no email
Profile
Josh Ravenscroft
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Would a 'target man' be benificial for Crewe Alexandra?
Suggested By: Josh Ravenscroft
Yes80%
No20%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Doncaster 19 12 3 4 39 14
2 Carlisle 19 10 8 1 38 14
3 Plymouth 19 12 2 5 38 8
4 Portsmouth 19 9 4 6 31 12
5 Luton 19 8 7 4 31 10
6 Yeovil 19 8 4 7 28 1
7 Wycombe 19 8 4 7 28 1
8 Blackpool 19 7 6 6 27 11
9 Stevenage 19 8 3 8 27 1
10 Barnet 19 6 9 4 27 0
11 Grimsby 19 7 5 7 26 2
12 Crewe 19 6 8 5 26 -3
13 Cambridge 19 7 4 8 25 -2
14 Mansfield 19 6 7 6 25 -4
15 Colchester 19 6 5 8 23 1
16 Crawley 19 6 5 8 23 -11
17 Morecambe 19 7 2 10 23 -13
18 Hartlepool 19 5 7 7 22 -4
19 Notts County 19 6 4 9 22 -8
20 Accrington 19 5 6 8 21 -5
21 Exeter 19 6 2 11 20 -5
22 Leyton Orient 19 5 3 11 18 -5
23 Cheltenham 19 3 9 7 18 -8
24 Newport 19 4 5 10 17 -7
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Crewe Alexandra Results (view all)

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Crawley Town (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Cambridge United (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Carlisle United (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Dec 31 2016 3:00PM : Accrington Stanley (H)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Morecambe (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Jan 7 2017 3:00PM : Mansfield Town (a)
Sky Bet League Two
Write for Vital Football