UK time is: 15:02:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rasiak to remain a Hornet?

Watford boss Brendan Rodgers has spoken of his desire to keep on loan Southampton striker Grzegorz Rasiak at Vicarage Road on a permanent basis.

It was thought that the Polish international would not remain in Hertfordshire after his season-long loan due to a number of factors counting against the striker.

The Hornets' current financial position means that they will struggle to afford Rasiak's high wages next season, but also that the fee agreed with Southampton last year, believed to be around 750,000, would also be too excessive.

However, assuming Watford avoid relegation and the Saints are relegated, there is a chance that the south coast club would be willing to agree a reduced deal for the 6ft 3in forward in order to get him off the wage bill and bring in some much needed funds.

Speaking to the Watford Observer, Rodgers confirmed that if the two clubs could reach an agreement, the 30-year-old would be a welcome addition to his squad.

"He is someone that I have grown to like. He is a good guy and a good professional.

"I am open minded and I have an idea of how I want to play and maybe at the beginning he didn't feature but everyone has seen his contribution.

"He is a very good professional and has big qualities for this division and he is someone I would like to stay.

"I have had a chat with him about that and I would like him to stay but we have to look at it as a club.

"The club will do what they can do if the player wants to stay."




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



For the very latest Championship odds

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools




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

The Journalist

Writer: Daniel Bailey Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 20 2009

Time: 7:16PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Southampton Articles

Koeman - Now For First League Win (Thursday August 28 2014)

Trip To The Emirates In Third Round (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Koeman Satisfied With Second Half (Wednesday August 27 2014)

Stats: Millwall v Southampton (Tuesday August 26 2014)

Settled Side For Millwall (Monday August 25 2014)

Koeman Disappointed With Performance (Saturday August 23 2014)

Stats: Southampton v West Brom (Saturday August 23 2014)

Koeman - We're Ready For Albion (Friday August 22 2014)

Duo Talk Debuts (Tuesday August 19 2014)

Schneiderlin Wants To Stay (Monday August 18 2014)

Archived Southampton Articles

List All Vital Saints 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)

Latest Results
Southampton 0 - 0 WBA
Liverpool 2 - 1 Southampton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Sunderland 2 0 2 0 0 2
12. WBA 2 0 2 0 0 2
13. Man Utd 2 0 1 1 -1 1
14. Southampton 2 0 1 1 -1 1
15. Stoke 2 0 1 1 -1 1
16. Leicester City 2 0 1 1 -2 1
17. Newcastle 2 0 1 1 -2 1

Breaking League News

Everton drawn with Wolfsburg, Lille and Krasnodar
Everton : 29/08/2014 15:00:00
The Villa Times - 29/08/2014
Aston Villa : 29/08/2014 15:00:00
Everton V Chelsea Match Preview
Everton : 29/08/2014 14:36:00
Leicester City v Arsenal Match Preview
Arsenal : 29/08/2014 14:05:00
Burnley (a) - Six of the Best
Man Utd : 29/08/2014 12:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

COC - Millwall MotM
Suggested By:  Vital Saint
Forster 0%
Yoshida 0%
Targett 0%
Fonte 0%
Clyne 0%
Ward-Prowse 0%
Isgrove 0%
S Davis 0%
Wanyama 0%
Pelle 0%
Long 0%
Sub - Tadic 0%
Sub - Cork 100%
Sub - Ramirez 0%